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  • s  lacking companions or companionship
    he was alone when we met him
    she is alone much of the time
    the lone skier on the mountain
    a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel
    a lonely soul
  • s  characterized by or preferring solitude
    a lone wolf
    a lonely existence
  • s  being the only one; single and isolated from others
    the lone doctor in the entire county
    a lonesome pine

  • Koji Yamamura is a lone wolf in the world of assembly-line animation.
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  • Wes Parker in SI.com
    I'm thrilled to be recognized as one of those who worked hard at what is an under-appreciated skill,Parker said. "I'm particularly pleased to be the lone representative of the Dodgers and the only awardee who is not and will not be in the...
  • David S. Kris in Times Online
    David Kris, the Assistant Attorney-General for National Security, said that the case "underscored the continuing threat we face from lone actors who, although not members of any international terrorist organisation, are willing to carry out acts of...
  • Ron Howard in FOXNews
    This was two lone wolves. It's a duel. Two complicated, fascinating, really brilliant people,said Ron Howard, who directs "Frost/Nixon," adapted from the play about the TV showdown.

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