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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North Korea claimed Tuesday to have successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time, a development which if true represents a significant advance in the hermit kingdom's missile program.
The news comes at North Korea claims its officials did not torture the 22-year-old American student – and said the hermit nation was the ‘
The tombs were eventually used as dwellings for early Christian hermits and were occupied by other people into the 20th century.
The linkage shows that despite the Obama and Trump administrations’ efforts to deter North Korean aggression, the hermit kingdom does not appear to have been discouraged from launching one of the most wide-ranging cyberattacks the world has seen.
Although his character never speaks, Matt Thompson has a powerful acting presence as the mysterious hermit who lives in the hills around the café.
In March, Japan held its first civilian evacuation drill for a missile attack amid wariness over the military threat potentially posed by the hermit kingdom.
Big Bop Pop’s got his five-buck shop Chock-a-block stocked with stuff that’s hocked, Watches stopped at the two o’clock, Hockey puck hermit crabs, legs pock-marked.
Even the rogue hermit nation of North Korea ratified the Paris agreement, as well as its predecessor, the Kyoto Protocol.
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Origin and Etymology of hermit
Middle English heremite, eremite, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin eremita, from Late Greek erēmitēs, from Greek, adjective, living in the desert, from erēmia desert, from erēmos desolate
First Known Use: 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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: a person who lives in a simple way apart from others especially for religious reasons
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: a person who lives apart from others especially for religious reasons
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