Part of speech:
Having given up one's work, business, career, etc., esp. because of advanced age
(Obs.) Private; not public
A small private chamber, as for study or prayer.
A close friend or confidant.
Relating to or having the nature of a person or self-conscious being:
Of or for one only; not shared or held in common
Remote or difficult to get to; isolated:
Shut off or kept apart from others; isolated; withdrawn
Separated in time, space, or degree.
Alternative spelling of behind the scenes.
Kept or done in secret, often to conceal an illicit or improper purpose.
Consisting of one part, aspect, or section:
A male member of the armed forces who ranks below a commissioned officer or warrant officer.
Thick underbrush or woodland affording cover for game.
(Informal) The internal organs of the body, as the stomach and intestines
A radio or television broadcast originating from a point outside a studio.
Shaped like an ear or an earlobe; having earlike parts or extensions.
Secret, not spoken of (spoken of only in hushed whispers between insiders).
an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
Regarded with particular affection and admiration:
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