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renunciate

/ rɪˈnʌnsɪɪt /

noun

  1. Hinduism another word for sannyasi
  2. Christianity any religious devotee who renounces earthly pleasures and lives as an ascetic


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Their faces beamed with the renunciate's peace as they walked about or held philosophical discussions with disciples.

Opening the door, I saw a young man in the scanty garb of a renunciate.

He explained his deep longing to follow the path of a renunciate.

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