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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A participant in a religious withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation

Usage examples (12)
  • I was the only retreatant around, it must have been the week before Thanksgiving.
  • For another view of a single dawn at Eastern Point from a 30-day retreatant - see here.
  • At a retreat several years ago I conjured what the teachers call a VR (Vipassana Romance) with a fellow retreatant who -- I imagined -- was sitting so peacefully she...
  • "It is a pleasure to receive a retreatant such as you," cried Father for more
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