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 (rĭ-klo͞o′sĭv, -zĭv)
1. Seeking or preferring seclusion or isolation.
2. Providing seclusion: a reclusive hut.

re·clu′sive·ly adv.
re·clu′sive·ness n.
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in a reclusive manner, as or like a recluse; reclusely
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