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ascetic
used in The Screwtape Letters

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someone who practices self-denial (often to encourage spiritual growth); or relating to such self-denial

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  • Instil into him an overweening asceticism and then, when you have separated his sexuality from all that might humanise it, weigh in on him with it in some much more brutal and cynical form.
    Chapter 19 (75% in)
asceticism = the practice of extreme self-denial (often to encourage spiritual growth)
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