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monk
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
a male member of a religious order typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
  • When he'd checked the doors of the Monk Building at noon, they were locked.
    p. 2.4
  • After that one he was told to come here, to the Monk Building on Third Street, and to bring nothing but a single pencil and a single rubber eraser, and to arrive no later than one o'clock.
    p. 1.5
  • He was not told how to get to the Monk Building, for example, and had found it necessary to ask directions to the nearest bus stop, acquire a schedule from a dishonest bus driver who tried to trick him into paying for it, and walk several blocks to catch the Third Street bus.
    p. 2.1
  • The woman continued, "If your name is called, you are to report to the Monk Building on Third Street no later than one o'clock, where you will join children from other sessions who also passed the test."
    p. 13.1
  • If the doors to the Monk Building weren't open by now, he would try to find another way in.
    p. 14.9
  • As he mounted the steps to the Monk Building's broad front plaza, Reynie saw two girls well ahead of him, walking together toward the front doors.
    p. 15.1
  • With a spreading smile, she hurried across the plaza and through the front doors of the Monk Building, which had finally been unlocked.
    p. 15.7
  • Inside the Monk Building, conspicuously posted signs led them down a series of corridors, past a room where a handful of parents waited anxiously, and at last into a room crowded with children in desks.
    p. 18.0
  • It took me half the night to find the Monk Building.
    p. 42.7
  • He had wanted to ask if Sticky's parents knew he'd spent "half the night" looking for the Monk Building.
    p. 51.7
  • And then at that first test there were a lot of parents, but later in the Monk Building I saw only a handful of them waiting — and I know at least a few kids showed up all by themselves.
    p. 80.2

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