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Synonyms for monastical

of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows

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It will create a monastical art which will really get dialectical unity of expression and reproduction, ideal and reality.
What set Curtis apart from his peers, indeed what characterized his career in its entirety, was an industry of almost monastical intensity (3) and a proselytizing spirit that did not recognize defeat.
It would certainly be a mistake to read Jove's praise of poverty straight: it is a sermon - probably a memory of Bruno's monastical origins - that is being parodied in both its substance and its tone.