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Sequestrate   Listen
Sequestrate  v. t.  (past & past part. sequestrated; pres. part. sequestrating)  To sequester.

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"Sequestrate" Quotes from Famous Books

... to catechise constantly, and to visit the sick exhorting them from house to house, to teach as much in the schools, and spend as much time with the students and young men in fitting them for the ministry, as if he had been sequestrate from all the world besides, and yet withal to write as much as if he had been constantly shut up in ...
— Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies) • John Howie

... angle but to no end, he worked himself into a fine fury of exasperation, vowing he would consummate this one final coup, sequestrate himself in England until the affair had blown over, and in his own good time return to Paris to expose De Morbihan (presuming he survived the wreck in the Bois) exterminate Popinot utterly, drive Wertheimer into permanent ...
— The Lone Wolf - A Melodrama • Louis Joseph Vance

... naturally distrust any makeshift measures. The greenback is a war debt, and a debt that is now troublesome. We are funding and refunding it in gold daily, and are still paying it out as currency to come back after gold. Any scheme to sequestrate, to hide it under a bushel, or to put it under lock and key, is a shallow device. The way to retire it is to retire it. It has served its full purpose, and there never was a better time than ...
— Modern Eloquence: Vol II, After-Dinner Speeches E-O • Various

... Jeanne d'Albret issued orders to the gangs of men she sent through the country to lay hold of the royal revenues, to sequestrate and appropriate all ecclesiastical property, to raise taxes to pay themselves, and to require all municipalities to furnish from four to five soldiers apiece ...
— Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe • Sabine Baring-Gould

... father is my father; but Joseph is just as much my uncle as he's yours; and you have no right to sequestrate ...
— The Wrong Box • Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Words linked to "Sequestrate" :   keep apart, isolate, adjourn, disunite, withdraw, separate, insulate, set apart, retire, sequester, part, seclude, divide

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