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synonyms for convent

  • abbey
  • cloister
  • monastery
  • retreat
  • school
  • religious community
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How to use convent in a sentence

Catalina de Erauso escaped a convent at age 15 and began dressing as a man, which is when her adventure began.
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Second and subsequent daughters were more likely than eldest daughters to end up in the convent.
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“So we see this spread from convent to convent before it gets to Guanajuato, where it’s made exclusively from goat’s milk” thanks to the prolific production in that region, Gomez-Rejón says.
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Itsi was an entrepreneurial thespian who created what was arguably the first live-action haunted house, a place called Blood Manor in an abandoned convent.
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There’s a study that’s been running for a few decades with nuns who’ve lived in a convent their whole lives and agreed to donate their brains upon their death.
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During the whole day there was an incessant fusillade, the rebelsʼ chief stronghold being the Recoleto Convent.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
They buried her body in the Recollect convent, with the greatest pomp possible.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
There were five men and three women in the circus troupe, and among the four nuns was the grave reverend mother of a convent.
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With them she spent a year, in a seclusion from the world almost as entire as that which she found in the solitude of the convent.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Her reception at the convent, where she was already held in such high esteem, was cordial in the extreme.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO CONVENT

  • cloister
  • convent
  • friary
  • ministry
  • monastery
  • nunnery
  • priory
  • temple
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.