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ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules