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synonyms for monastics

  • abbot
  • friar
  • priest
  • anchorite
  • ascetic
  • brother
  • cenobite
  • eremite
  • hermit
  • monastic
  • recluse
  • religious
  • solitary
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How to use monastics in a sentence

Bishop Flambard wrested the rich gift from the monastics, but restored it again on his death-bed.
NOOKS AND CORNERS OF ENGLISH LIFE, PAST AND PRESENTJOHN TIMBS
It counteracted the ascetic tendencies of the monastics by encouraging an active participation in life's affairs.
HISTORY OF EDUCATIONLEVI SEELEY
All agree the Monastics were easy landlords; their rents were low; they granted leases in those days.
SYBILBENJAMIN DISRAELI
The Monastics could possess no private property; they could save no money; they could bequeath nothing.
SYBILBENJAMIN DISRAELI
It would be convenient of access for the monastics of Applecross.
GAIRLOCH IN NORTH-WEST ROSS-SHIREJOHN H. DIXON, F.S.A. SCOT
From 900 to 1200 the vast majority of MSS., illuminated and otherwise, were the work of monastics.
ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSJOHN W. BRADLEY
Accordingly the clerics and the monastics flourished exceedingly.
ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSJOHN W. BRADLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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