The correct answer is exclusive group.
A. secluded place
D. exclusive group
The correct answer is (D) Exclusive group; persons who associate together because of common interests, social purpose, etc.; circle of persons who meet regularly due to exclusive interests, particularly literary, artistic, or social. Also, a clique; select circle in society. Finally, an association of tenant-farmers.
Coterie comes from Old French coterie (an association of tenants).
Examples of use:
- I found her on the patio surrounded by a small coterie of her admirers.
- Lady Arms announced the news of her nomination to her assembled coterie.