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hermit

her·mit

hermit

 
pronunciation:
huhr miht
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who has withdrawn from society to live a solitary, often religious life; recluse.
synonyms:
anchorite, eremite
similar words:
ascetic, lone wolf, loner, monastic, recluse, solitary, troglodyte
definition 2: a spiced molasses cookie, often made with nuts and raisins.
derivation: hermitic (adj.)