anchorite anchorite

Definition(s):

  • (n) one retired from society for religious reasons

Usage(s):

  1. No anchorite of Wall Street, President Baker yet inherently dislikes publicity.
  2. He may, like the medieval anchorite, withdraw from society by living in the cell which is his laboratory.

News

  1. Going gluten-free in Colorado is popular, but comes with pitfalls

    Remember the days, not that long ago, when you never encountered the word "gluten"? Unless you were an ambitious baker, it was a rare word, like threnody, or anchorite.
    on November 14, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. I gave up gluten for a month and here’s what happened

    Remember the days, not that long ago, when you never encountered the word "gluten"? Unless you were an ambitious baker, it was a rare word, like threnody, or anchorite. No more. Gluten today is nearly up there with yoga and latte, and way more common than twerk. I know people who do not have celiac disease -- if you are one of the 1 percent of Americans who suffer from celiac disease,
    on November 13, 2013     Source: Bennington Banner

  3. Going on a gluten-free diet is popular lately but comes with pitfalls

    Remember the days, not that long ago, when you never encountered the word "gluten"? Unless you were an ambitious baker, it was a rare word, like threnody, or anchorite.
    on November 12, 2013     Source: Denver Post

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