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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·cluse /ˈrɛˌklus, rɪˈklus, ˈrɛˌkluz/
 (a.)隱遁的,寂寞的隱遁者,遯世者

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cluse, v. t. To shut up; to seclude. [Obs.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cluse a.  Shut up, sequestered; retired from the world or from public notice; solitary; living apart; as, a recluse monk or hermit; a recluse life
 In meditation deep, recluse
 From human converse.   --J. Philips.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cluse, n.
 1. A person who lives in seclusion from intercourse with the world, as a hermit or monk; specifically, one of a class of secluded devotees who live in single cells, usually attached to monasteries.
 2. The place where a recluse dwells. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 recluse
      adj : withdrawn from society; seeking solitude; "lived an unsocial
            reclusive life" [syn: reclusive, withdrawn]
      n : one who lives in solitude [syn: hermit, solitary, solitudinarian,
           troglodyte]