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ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
allege - state without proof
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
lunar - pertaining to the moon