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 for Reserved
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reserve \Re*serve"\ (r?-z?rv"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reserved.
     (z?rvd");p. pr. & vb. n. Reserving.] [F. r['e]server, L.
     reservare, reservatum; pref. re- re- + servare to keep. See
     1. To keep back; to retain; not to deliver, make over, or
        disclose. "I have reserved to myself nothing." --Shak.
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     2. Hence, to keep in store for future or special use; to
        withhold from present use for another purpose or time; to
        keep; to retain; to make a reservation[7]. --Gen. xxvii.
     Note: In cases where one person or party makes a request to
           an agent that some accommodation (such as a hotel room
           or place at a restaurant) be kept (reserved) for their
           use at a particular time, the word reserve applies both
           to the action of the person making the request, and to
           the action of the agent who takes the approproriate
           action (such as a notation in a book of reservations)
           to be certain that the accommodation is available at
           that time.
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                 Hast thou seen the treasures of the hail, which I
                 have reserved against the time of trouble? --Job
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                 Reserve your kind looks and language for private
                 hours.                             --Swift.
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     3. To make an exception of; to except. [R.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reserved \Re*served"\ (-z?rvd"), a.
     1. Kept for future or special use, or for an exigency; as,
        reserved troops; a reserved seat in a theater.
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     2. Restrained from freedom in words or actions; backward, or
        cautious, in communicating one's thoughts and feelings;
        not free or frank.
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              To all obliging, yet reserved to all. --Walsh.
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              Nothing reserved or sullen was to see. --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster] -- Re*serv"ed*ly (r?-z?rv"?d-l?), adv. --
        Re*serv"ed*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: set aside for the use of a particular person or party
             [ant: unreserved]
      2: marked by self-restraint and reticence; "was habitually
         reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"-Victoria
         Sackville-West [ant: unreserved]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  120 Moby Thesaurus words for "reserved":
     Olympian, Spartan, abbreviated, abridged, aloof, antisocial,
     aposiopestic, backward, bashful, blank, brief, brusque,
     ceremonious, chilled, chilly, clipped, close, close-lipped,
     close-tongued, closemouthed, cold, compact, compendious,
     compressed, concise, condensed, conserved, constrained, contracted,
     controlled, conventional, cool, crisp, curt, cut, demure, detached,
     diffident, dignified, discreet, distant, docked, elliptic,
     epigrammatic, expressionless, forbidding, formal, frigid, frosty,
     gnomic, guarded, held, held back, held in reserve, ice-cold, icy,
     impassive, impersonal, inaccessible, incommunicable, introverted,
     kept, laconic, modest, modified, noncommittal, offish, pithy,
     pointed, poker-faced, preserved, prim, pruned, put by, quiet,
     remote, removed, repressed, restrained, retained, reticent,
     retiring, rigid, saved, sedate, sententious, short,
     short and sweet, shortened, shrinking, shy, silent, spare,
     standoff, standoffish, strait-laced, subdued, succinct, summary,
     suppressed, synopsized, taciturn, terse, tight, tight-lipped,
     tights, to the point, truncated, unaffable, unapproachable,
     uncommunicative, uncongenial, undemonstrative, unemotional,
     unexpansive, ungenial, unresponsive, unsocial, withdrawn,

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