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One entry found for ascetic.
Main Entry: as·cet·ic
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystressset-ik, a-
Function: adjective
1 : following a practice of not giving in to one's desires especially as a means of religious discipline <an ascetic way of life>
2 : harshly simple : AUSTERE <ascetic surroundings>
- ascetic noun
- as·cet·i·cism /schwa-primarystressset-schwa-secondarystresssiz-schwam/ noun

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