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retreatant

[ri-treet-nt] /rɪˈtrit nt/
noun
1.
a person who takes part in a religious retreat.
Origin of retreatant
1875-1880
1875-80; retreat + -ant
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  • Then they told him that a retreatant would communicate and he answered 'Just so, I shall communicate him.'

    En Route J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans

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