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1‘he sequestered himself from the world’
isolate oneself, hide oneself away, shut oneself away, seclude oneself, cut oneself off, shut oneself off, set oneself apart, segregate oneself
closet oneself, withdraw oneself, remove oneself, retire
2‘the government sequestered all his property’
confiscate, seize, sequestrate, take possession of, take, appropriate, expropriate, impound, commandeer, arrogate
distrain, attach, disseize
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