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recluse

a person who lives in solitude to devote himself to prayer and religious meditation; a hermit, anchorite, or anchoress
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He's pretty reclusive from what I gather, and I don't think he really lets you know if he's going to be there or not.
In a TV biography of the reclusive Paisley star, Rafferty admits it was one of the oddest after-show party pieces ever as the unlikely trio belted out a string of Beatles hits.
The spotlight of recent bank failure due to poor management of an ISO portfolio has caused reclusive BlueGate, Inc.
His mind is telling him to staple himself to the Lakers' home court and play for paper clips if he has to because only a fool would leave the party as soon as that most reclusive of guests, Dinah Stee, arrives.
They said the reclusive sisters were taunted as "witches" by local children.
The award, which includes a check for $15,000 and a commemorative plaque, was accepted by the reclusive Martin's trustee, Alexander Speer, who is also executive director of Actors Theatre.
Protesters burnt North Korean flags and pictures of the reclusive state's leader, Kim Jong Un, as around 800 people gathered for a march towards the stadium where the Olympic torch will be lit in what Seoul wants to become a symbol of peace.
But now when we think about it he was such a reclusive weirdo, so maybe it isn't that surprising after all.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile Tuesday morning which flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido before landing in the Pacific Ocean, prompting residents to seek shelter and calls for additional actions against the reclusive state.
Mr Ashley is only reclusive to the extent that he doesn't much like talking to the press.
I was reclusive very quiet - I felt and Louise In the short film, which Louise says is 'a glimpse behind the mask of the people of the world', she recites a poem written about her own battle with mental health.
Speaking to Now Magazine the singer said: "I feel that as I'm getting older I'm becoming a little reclusive.