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monk

monk

 
pronunciation:
muhngk
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part of speech: noun
definition: a man who has joined a religious order, having taken a vow to be sequestered from the world for a life of austerity and chastity.
synonyms:
monastic
similar words:
abbess, abbot, ascetic, brother, celibate, contemplative, friar, hermit, mendicant, prior
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