Eremitical
Eremitic Er`e*mit"ic, Eremitical Er`e*mit"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to an eremite; hermitical; living in solitude. ``An eremitical life in the woods.'' --Fuller. ``The eremitic instinct.'' --Lowell. [1913 Webster]

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