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::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
::: careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
::: amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
::: dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
::: apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
::: impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.