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renunciate

/rɪˈnʌnsɪɪt/
noun
1.
(Hinduism) another word for sannyasi
2.
(Christianity) any religious devotee who renounces earthly pleasures and lives as an ascetic
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  • Opening the door, I saw a young man in the scanty garb of a renunciate.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
  • Their faces beamed with the renunciate's peace as they walked about or held philosophical discussions with disciples.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
  • He explained his deep longing to follow the path of a renunciate.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda

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