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GRE Word of the Day: Ascetic

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Feb 11, 2014 9:00:00 AM


Ascetic

(n.) a person who practices self-denial as a spiritual discipline

(pronounced "uh-SET-ik")

  

buddhist monk

Example Sentence:

  • To prove his devotion to the religion, the ascetic did not own anything that might provide comfort or pleasure, such as a mattress or television set.

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