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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



... wrote a few days afterwards to Cretet, the Minister of the Interior (on the 19th November), "are sole proprietors of half the kingdom of Naples, and in this kingdom they are worth not less than 200,000,000. They have, besides, possessions in Belgium, Piedmont, and Italy, which I intend to sequestrate. That is only the first rough draft of my plans". A decree of proscription had already been published, and a capital condemnation pronounced (12th November) against ten of the principal Spanish nobles. At that price, pardon ...
— Worlds Best Histories - France Vol 7 • M. Guizot and Madame Guizot De Witt

... its publication, was received and read with the greatest avidity. But presently the Master of The Sacred Palace found reason to regret that he had given his consent to its appearance. He accordingly issued a peremptory order to sequestrate every copy in Italy. This sudden change in the Papal attitude towards Galileo formed the subject of a strong remonstrance addressed to the Roman authorities by the Grand Duke of Tuscany. The Pope himself seemed to have become impressed all at once with the ...
— Great Astronomers • R. S. Ball



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



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