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ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet