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His careful, solitary work helped reveal individual cells of the brain that together create wider networks.
FAMOUS BRAIN SKETCHES COME TO LIFE AGAIN AS EMBROIDERIESLAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Researchers had long thought they were solitary, nocturnal hunters.
SOME ELECTRIC EELS COORDINATE THEIR ATTACKS TO ZAP PREYJONATHAN LAMBERTJANUARY 25, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Fly-fishing is a solitary pursuit, and I figured those states would have built-in social distancing.
IN BIG SKY COUNTRY, A PANDEMIC-ERA FLY-FISHING GETAWAYCARL FINCKEJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I can’t say enough about that for young children and music, that if their parents can invest that time with them, it makes it a less solitary thing.
JOANNE ROGERS, MEMORY-KEEPER OF ‘MISTER ROGERS’ NEIGHBORHOOD,’ DIES AT 92EMILY LANGERJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She’d heard that the rats were solitary, so her first catch should have emptied the territory.
RATS WITH POISONOUS HAIRDOS LIVE SURPRISINGLY SOCIABLE PRIVATE LIVESSUSAN MILIUSJANUARY 12, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
You connect all the major sites in the Valley with sections of solitary forest and riverside walking.
THE BEST WINTER HIKES IN NATIONAL PARKSMEGAN MICHELSONDECEMBER 31, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The light which discovered its dismal bounds to his solitary eyes, came from a small grated aperture in the vaulted roof.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It has been years since they have had a license at our tavern, so there was a solitary man in the bar-room when I entered.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
"I was playin' sock-ball," snuffled the boy, and a solitary tear rolled down his snub nose.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
With these words the matron dropped into her chair, and, once more resting her elbow on the table, thought of her solitary fate.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOLITARY

  • cast off
  • derelict
  • deserted
  • desolate
  • destitute
  • forlorn
  • friendless
  • godforsaken
  • ignored
  • isolated
  • jilted
  • left at the altar
  • left behind
  • left in the lurch
  • lonely
  • lorn
  • marooned
  • outcast
  • solitary
  • thrown over
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