Synonyms of 'hermit'
a person living in solitude, esp. for religious reasonsHe lived like a hermit despite his fortune in shares and property.
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in the sense of anchorite
a person who chooses to live in isolation for religious reasons
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Thesaurus for hermit from the Collins English Thesaurus
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