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::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
::: proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
::: idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
::: straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
::: swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
::: cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing