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anchoret

[ang-ker-it, -kuh-ret] /ˈæŋ kər ɪt, -kəˌrɛt/
noun
1.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; variant of anchorite, with final vowel directly reflecting Late Latin or Late Greek spelling
Related forms
anchoretic
[ang-kuh-ret-ik] /ˌæŋ kəˈrɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
anchoretism, noun
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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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