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::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
::: capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
::: aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
::: flotsam - drifting wreckage
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
::: reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem