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  1. One who is devoted to the practice of self-denial, either through seclusion or stringent abstinence.
    1. Of or relating to the Ascetics, or to the practice of rigorous self-discipline. Usually involving a withholding of most physical pleasures.
      Etymology: From the Greek á (practice, training).

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