[ang-ker-it, -kuh-ret]

1735–45; variant of anchorite, with final vowel directly reflecting Late Latin or Late Greek spelling

anchoretic [ang-kuh-ret-ik] , adjective
anchoretism, noun Unabridged
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Zosimus, judging it was some holy anchoret, ran that way with all his speed to overtake him.
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