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Sequestrate

verb
(past & past part. sequestrated; pres. part. sequestrating)
1.
Keep away from others.  Synonyms: seclude, sequester, withdraw.
2.
Set apart from others.  Synonyms: isolate, keep apart, sequester, set apart.






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"Sequestrate" Quotes from Famous Books



... himself a very great personage, and as very great personages are sometimes supposed to be believers in the idea that to take a man's property is only to confiscate it, and to take his life is merely to execute him, he too commenced to violently sequestrate, annex, and requisition not only divers of his prisoners, but also a considerable share of the goods stored in warehouses of the Hudson Bay Company, having particular regard to some hogsheads of old port wine and very potent Jamaica rum. The proverb which ...
— The Great Lone Land - A Narrative of Travel and Adventure in the North-West of America • W. F. Butler



Words linked to "Sequestrate" :   divide, separate, retire, insulate, part, adjourn, disunite



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