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noun as in person who chose to live alone

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Our hermit—we’ll later learn his name is Rob—trades his truffles for necessary goods.

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I’d grown used to hermit life, and the prospect of driving across the bridge to sing in a bar with strangers seemed risky, both health-wise, with reports of new variants around the world, and socially.

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A hermit, asked how he’s doing, answers, “Oh, same old, same old.”

During a summer internship for a local newspaper, she covered a hermit crab beauty pageant.

A trip to North Korea introduced Monisha Rajesh to Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy, which she describes as “a gripping examination of the so-called hermit kingdom through the voices of six defectors.”

The FBI and the President may claim that the Hermit Kingdom is to blame for the most high-profile network breach in forever.

How ironic that the Hermit Kingdom is taking the blame for our first real look inside a clique that not even Vice dares penetrate.

Someone called him a hermit crab lurking in the halls of the United Nations.

The Hermit Kingdom has opened its embassy doors for an exhibit highlighting the work of six artists from its state-run studio.

Considering the grand tradition of un-predictability in the Hermit Kingdom, there are countless other possibilities.

It was the Hermit's vast store of scientific knowledge that brought the half-dead cop back to health.

He flattened out the slip of paper and placed it on the table in front of the Hermit.

In the Ozarks he made his living by hunting and fishing, and for some years lived almost the life of a hermit.

He took an apartment in the Temple, turned his back on his friends, and became an inaccessible hermit.

"But an ordinary hermit wouldn't be able to play like a virtuoso," objected Amy.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hermit, such as: recluse, anchorite, ascetic, eremite, misanthrope, and skeptic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.