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shut off

adjective as in cloistered

adjective as in quarantined


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It was a huge step for Rick, who had become increasingly shut-off from feelings of sympathy.

But the shut-off proved to be short lived and by 2002 Pakistan was already providing sanctuary for Mullah Omar.

A shut-off valve was fitted in each of the eduction pipes leading to the condensers.

Matt flung down the can, adjusted the needle-valve of the gasoline shut-off which he had found out of order, and tried the motor.

The jar of its fall had closed the gasoline shut-off, and he picked the machine out of the dust and once more got into the seat.

The shut-off valve at the top of the device is interposed between the sediment cup and the carburetor.

It was a glorious night of early summer, yet lightning struck in that little shut-off section of the hotel.

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On this page you'll find 157 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shut off, such as: reclusive, sheltered, confined, hidden, insulated, and restricted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.