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ascetic
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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

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severely plain (without decoration)
  • He wore a short coat with fur collar, large glasses, his cheek was somewhat soft but that didn't take away from an ascetic impression he gave.
    Chapter 17 (73% in)

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