hermitage

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as in hideout
a place where a person goes to hide or to avoid others the artist's desert hermitage was a small adobe house at the end of a long dusty road

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as in monastery
a residence for men under religious vows monks in that hermitage take a vow of silence

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“Hermitage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hermitage. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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