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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A member of a religious order living in a monastic community. (Also see eremite and anchorite.)
From Latin coenobium (monastery), from Greek koinobion (convent), from koinos (common) + bios (life). Earliest documented use: before 1638.
"He knew a fellow cenobite when he saw one. There was no religious meditation involved, but they were both alone in places where they should not have been alone."
Elizabeth George; Careless in Red; Harper; 2009.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Most people think that shadows follow, precede, or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories. -Elie Wiesel, writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1928)
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