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enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
recapitulate - summarize
immutable - unchangeable
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic