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    anchorite - Dictionary definition and meaning for word anchorite

    (noun) one retired from society for religious reasons
    Synonyms : hermit
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for anchorite

ANCHOR+RIGHT....It's a right of every anchor to be a hermit or recluse because after continuous exposure to public, they get fed up and hence want to stay at secluded place....

this word is derived from ANACHOREO, signifying "to withdraw", "to depart into the rural countryside"), denotes someone who, for religious reasons, withdraws from secular society so as to be able to lead an intensely prayer life.

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