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Famous Science Fiction-Fantasy Writer Ray Bradbury Dies At 91
2012-06-07 04:16:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com The master of science fiction-fantasy, Ray Bradbury, passed away at the age of 91 on Tuesday, after spending a lifetime of churning out literary masterpieces like "Fahrenheit 451." Bradbury had been slower in recent years due to a stroke that left him tied down to a wheelchair, but he still remained active by writing new novels, plays, screenplays, and a volume of poetry. He spent his time everyday writing in his basement office in Los Angeles, making...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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