secluding (part of speech: verb)
blacklisting, deporting, cordoning, exiling, boycotting, banishing, eliminating, sequestering, expatriating, excluding, extirpating, segregating, confining, evicting, cloistering, detaching, ousting, excommunicating, ostracizing, closeting, insulating, alienating, expelling, isolating, removing, separating, screening, blackballing, extraditing, rejecting, disbarring, ejecting
- " It would take a very cold heart not to be moved with curiosity by such a fact as two girls secluding themselves in their own house, without any manifest reason. - "Cynthia Wakeham's Money", Anna Katharine Green.
- At first no alarm was felt, for he was wondrous wise, and fond of secluding himself from men that he might study in peace and quietness. - "Bright-Wits, Prince of Mogadore", Burren Laughlin and L. L. Flood.
- She did not know, as she lay like a pale broken lily, that years ago her father, in the reckless heyday of youth, had wilfully deceived his father, and married against his wish and commands; she did not know how that unhappy marriage had ended in pride, passion, and sullen, jealous temper- while those who should have foreborne went each their own road- the proud, irritated husband abroad, away from every tie of home and duty, the jealous, angry wife secluding herself in the bitterness of her heart- both neglecting the children intrusted to them. - "Dora Thorne", Charlotte M. Braeme.