"isolate" in the verb sense
1. isolate, insulate
place or set apart
"They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"
obtain in pure form
"The chemist managed to isolate the compound"
3. sequester, sequestrate, keep apart, set apart, isolate
set apart from others
"The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"
separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them
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