Anchorite

Anchorite or anchoret (female: anchoress; adj. anchoritic; from ἀναχωρητής, `one who has retired from the world`, from the verb ἀναχωρέω, anachōreō, signifying `to withdraw`, `to retire`) denotes someone who, for religious reasons, withdraws from secular society so as to be able to lead an intensely prayer-oriented, asc...
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Anchorite

• (n.) One who renounces the world and secludes himself, usually for religious reasons; a hermit; a recluse. • (n.) Same as Anchoret.
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anchorite

(from the article `hermit`) ...society, primarily for religious reasons, and lives in solitude. In Christianity the word (from Greek ermits, `living in the desert`) is used ... ...contribute to a sense of separation from the ordinary that facilitates the monk`s spiritual growth. Types of monasticism include the solitary—t...
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anchorite

noun one retired from society for religious reasons
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Anchorite

An'cho·rite noun Same as Anchoret .
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anchorite

A zinc-iron phosphate coating for iron and steel
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anchorite

A zinc-iron phosphate coating for iron and steel.
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Anchorite

An eremite or hermit in the medieval period who requests permission from the local pastor to be seal
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anchorite

one who renounces the world to live in seclusion
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anchorite

one withdrawn from the world for religious reasons
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Anchorite

The Anchorite was a British A Class submarine of 1120 tons displacement launched in 1946 as the Amphion for service in the Pacific. The Anchorite was powered by diesel engines and electric motors providing a top speed of 19 knots surfaced and 8 knots submerged. She carried a complement of 60 and was armed with one 4 inch dual-purpose gun; one 20 mm...
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anchorite

[n] - one retired from society for religious reasons
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