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While waiting for autumn to restore to his forehead its superb palmated adornments, he was haughty and seclusive.

"Strong regressive and seclusive tendencies," Bassett explained, solemnly.

German thought has run in the seclusive channel of the academic library to the lack and loss of civic consciousness.

WORD ORIGIN

1743, from Latin seclus-, past participle stem of secludere (see seclude) + -ive. Related: Seclusively; seclusiveness.

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