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noun as in man who devotes life to contemplation of god

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This complete protein powder is made from pea, flaxseed, quinoa, pumpkin seed, and chia seed proteins and flavored with ingredients like cacao, coconut milk, and monk fruit.

Little is known about Westwyk, but Falk re-creates his life through an account of the life events and duties of monks at that time.

One does not have to be a monk to practice Buddhist ethics, but one must practice self-cultivation and compassion in daily life.

As the monk Gregor Mendel laid out in his study of pea plants, a particular version of a gene typically has a 50-50 chance of being passed on to the next generation.

Ancient monks used a beautiful blue chemical in paintings in medieval manuscripts — and scientists finally figured out where it comes from.

He was one of living symbols of “White Ribbon Revolution” of 2012, always in black, slim, shaved, almost a monk.

The Austria-based restaurant was first noted by the scholar and monk Albuin, who was a devout follower of Charlemagne.

Strange is sometimes assisted by Wong, another monk gifted to Dr. Strange by The Ancient One.

One day, he took a monk with a cleanly shaven head and had him walk around a light bulb to demonstrate this theory.

Then, he decided to give it all up and become a Buddhist monk.

Only the day before he died, he had said this to Father Francis, a young Brazilian monk, to whom he was greatly attached.

"Let me get the man something to eat," said Yung Pak as the monk seated himself upon a mat.

Ferdinando Ugheli, a Florentine monk, died; distinguished for his learning and his virtues.

Inside its darkened walls a single monk chanted his monotonous prayer before an altar.

John Laurence Berti, a learned monk of Tuscany, died; author of about 20 quarto volumes of divinity.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to monk, such as: abbot, friar, priest, anchorite, ascetic, and brother.

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