solitary

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solitary

1. (of animals) not living in organized colonies or large groups
2. (of flowers) growing singly
3. Informal short for solitary confinement
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The story focuses on five solitaries in the Judean desert, one of them Jesus.
When the hermits arrive, he insists that he owns this part of the desert, charges cave rent, and sets up a commissary with which to tempt the solitaries.