Examples of hermit in a Sentence
St. Jerome is said to have spent two years as a hermit in the desert, searching for inner peace.
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Even island-dwelling hermits like Skywalker know that Jumanji stars one of Hollywood's last bankable megastars with Johnson — along with Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and Nick Jonas — in the story of video game heroes stuck in a real game.
And Luke, while in his hermit state, at least made reference to the plotline of the prequels and original trilogy villain Darth Sidious/Emperor Palpatine in his explanation of why the Jedi need to go away.
To prevent residents from becoming hermits, the community center is designed to pull people out of their shells to interact with other veterans over meals.
Life in the hermit’s cell is spartan, but the nature is very beautiful.
Some of it comes in comic form—tragicomic, really—courtesy of Bad Ape, a desperate little chimp, voiced to plaintive perfection by Steve Zahn, who’s been living as a hermit when he’s discovered by Caesar’s tribe.
His hermit-like approach to the press has undermined US public diplomacy.
Thoreau was no hermit in seclusion during his time in Walden.
Now, Oysterville is just a quiet, mostly residential community, a perfect place to be a hermit.
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