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::: pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
::: pauper - very poor person
::: reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
::: trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
::: skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
::: centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
::: seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel