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ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander