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4. site, location, whereabouts, locale, region; habitat, habitation, residence, lodging place, domicile; roost, nest, perch, spit, quarters, headquarters; source, origin, root, cause, origination, genesis; fountainhead, cradle, matrix.
5. foundation, base, pedestal, stand, post, footing, bed, foot, substructure.
-v. 6. situate, place, put, deposit, usher, escort, lead, conduct, guide, direct.
7. accommodate, hold, contain, have room for, have capacity for.
8. install, invest, instate, induct, initiate, establish; chair; anoint, enthrone, crown,
Rare, coronate; ordain, Obs. ordinate; swear in, inaugurate.
9.
(of oneself) sit down, take a seat, perch on, roost on, plop down or into [s.t.], Inf. take a load off one's feet. secede, v. 1. sever or separate oneself, withdraw, break away from, break with, abandon, forsake; pull out of, drop out of, wash one's hands of, have nothing further to do with, turn one's back on, have no truck with; defect, apostatize, bolt, (of oneself) expatriate, repudiate, reject, disavow, forswear, renounce, disclaim.
2. rebel, revolt, mutiny, riot, revolutionize; defy, kick over the traces, secession,
n. 1. withdrawal, separation, breakaway; schism, severance, defection; dissidence, apostasy, bolting, tergiversation; repudiation, rejection, disavowal, renunciation, renouncement, disclamation; abandonment, forsaking, resignation, abdication, relinquishment.
2. rebellion, insurrection, insurgence, insurgency, mutiny, revolution, sedition, secessionist,
n. 1. seceder, separatist, schismatic; denominationalist, factionalist, sectarian; dissenter, nonconformist, protester, protestant.
2. deserter, defector, apostate, turncoat, bolter,
U.S. Hist, mugwump, convert, repudiator; traitor, betrayer, renegade, recreant, tergiversator, SI. fink.
3. rebel, insurgent, insurrectionist, revolutionary, mutineer, anarchist.
4.
U.S. Hist. Confederate, U.S. States' righter; (in Communist ideology) deviationist.
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5. dissident, nonconformist, independent; breakaway, renegade, turncoat; factious, dissentious, sectarian, factional, partisan; rebellious, mutinous, insurgent, insurrectionary, revolutionary, seclude, v. 1. isolate, shut off, shut out, keep out, blackball; sequester, sequestrate, quarantine, zone, ghettoize; keep apart, separate, segregate, exclude; circumscribe, encircle, insulate, enisle, cordon off, rope off; maroon, exile, evict, cast out, send away, send into exile, deport, kick out, bar, ban; relegate, banish, excommunicate, ostracize.
2. retire, hide, hide away, hibernate; go into retreat, go into retirement, shut oneself up, drop out; hide out, go into hiding, hole up,
Inf. lie low, SI. go on the mattress; remove, put away, shelve, set aside, set apart, keep apart; confine, imprison, incarcerate, lock up. secluded, adj. 1. sheltered, shut in, hidden, shut away; concealed, covered, buried, tucked away, behind the purdah, behind the veil; closed, enclosed, screened, curtained, walled in; private, secret, covert.
2. withdrawn, retired, alone; solitary, hermetic, ere-metic, anchoritic, monastic.
3. isolated, insular, quarantined, sequestered, sequestrated, cloistered; confined, ghettoized, zoned in, behind the pale; incarcerated, imprisoned, locked up, in jail; detached, separate, apart, aside; in ambush,
SI. on the mattress, behind closed doors.
4. remote, out-of-the-way, off the beaten track,

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  • here, there etc
    If we begin a sentence with here or there, we put the whole verb before the subject, if this is a noun.
      Here comes Mrs Foster (not I here Mrs Foster comes)
      There goes your brother.
    If the subject is a pronoun, it comes before the verb.
      Here she comes There he goes
      This structure is possible with some other short adverbs like down, up.
      So I stopped the car, and up walked a policeman.
  • Other adverbs (literary style)
    In descriptive writing and story-telling, other adverbs of place can come at the beginning of a clause, followed by verb + subject.
      Under a tree was sitting the biggest man I have ever seen.
      On the bed lay a beautiful young girl.
  • Reporting (literary style)
    In books, the subject often comes after verbs like said, asked in reporting direct speech.
      What do you mean ?' asked Henry
      If the subject is a pronoun, it comes before the verb.
      'What do you mean?' he asked
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