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recluse

(rĕk′lo͞os′, rĭ-klo͞os′)
n.
A person who withdraws from the world to live in seclusion and often in solitude.
adj. recluse (rĭ-klo͞os′, rĕk′lo͞os′)
Withdrawn from the world; reclusive.
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Bush added: "I can think of a lot of worse things to be called and," she added, "how can someone who's a recluse get up in front of 3 or 4,000 people and do all those shows?
In doing so, you're naturally separating the gun from the Recluse as you're drawing it out of the pocket.
Though all spiders are poisonous in a way, which helps them kill and digest their prey, the brown recluse spider is one of the few spiders that are dangerous to humans, said Logan Randolph, a biology professor from Polk State College.
About once every five years, someone develops a serious systemic reaction to a brown recluse bite, which can be fatal.
For so many years, she said she did not company her bandmates on tours and because of this she was called the recluse.
Chen Duxiu writes, "Destroy the obscure and impenetrable writing of the hermit and the recluse to establish the clear and popular literature of a living society.
Desert Recluse, landing his fifth victory of the year, won unchallenged by six lengths with Crackentorp a further length and a quarter away in third.
AMERICAN novelist JD Salinger's desire for solitude only resulted in him becoming one of the world's most famous recluses.
The recluse, we assume, only she's reporting what her father said to her years ago, probably back when she was a child as young as the children who hang back, eyeing her, are now.
Loxosceles reclusa (common name: Brown Recluse Spider) and related arachnids are indigenous American spiders that possess a venom capable of causing painful necrotic ulcers with surrounding inflammation and possibly severe systemic effects (1,2,3,4).
Second, Tao Qian is vaguely qualified as the ancestor of a whole class not mentioned elsewhere in Shipin: no other poet is listed as a descendant of Tao or labeled a recluse.
The brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reclusa (Gertsch & Mulaik 1940), is distributed throughout the south-central United States (Gertsch & Ennik 1983; Vetter 2005).