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  1. 1.a person who avoids mixing with people
    The recluse preferred the company of a dog and the library to that of people.
  2. 1.a cure-all for diseases or troubles
    Some politicians seem to regard tax cuts as a panacea for economic problems.
  3. 1.uproar
    Pandemonium threatens to break out after Julius Caesar is assassinated on the ides of March, but in Shakespeare's play Brutus calms the murderous senators
  4. 1. n. A covered walk along the inside walls of a building, usually looking out onto a courtyard
    The cloister of the country house provided a welcome protection from the tropical wsun.
    2. n. A monastery or similar place of religious seclusion
    During the Reformation, many cloisters were closed and their monks or nuns dispersed.
    3.to seclude as in a monastery
    To protect their children from the Black Plague, the parents cloistered them in an isolated village.

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  1. omnipresent adj.1. n. A covered walk along the inside walls of a building, usually looking out onto a courtyard
    The cloister of the country house provided a welcome protection from the tropical wsun.
    2. n. A monastery or similar place of religious seclusion
    During the Reformation, many cloisters were closed and their monks or nuns dispersed.
    3.to seclude as in a monastery
    To protect their children from the Black Plague, the parents cloistered them in an isolated village.

          

  2. totalitarian [pre <L. "before''] adj.1.referring to a form of government in which one person or party holds absolute control
    Under Joseph Stalin the Soviet Union became a totalitarian state.

          

  3. preclude [pre <L. ''before''] tr. v.1.to prevent or make impossible
    Rain precluded our taking a walk.