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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Withdrawn from the world; reclusive.
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Henry David Thoreau's Walden Pond is a rare American work promoting reclusion and the contemplation of nature as a path to transcendence.
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