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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One engaged in spiritual practices.

Usage examples (9)
  • The second and third weeks lead the exercitant along the illuminative way.
  • The four weeks of the Exercises acquaint the exercitant with the three degrees of the spiritual life.
  • The eighteenth annotation forbids them to be given indiscriminately; without considering who the exercitant is.
  • However, though the method of St. Ignatius leaves the exercitant to think for himself, the author does not intend that the latter should use it without guidance. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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