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paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
allege - state without proof
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns