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ascetic-noun [uh-set-ik]
1. a person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of contemplative ideals and practices extreme self-denial or self-mortification for religious reasons.
2. a person who leads an austerely simple life, esp. one who abstains from the normal pleasures of life or denies himself or herself material satisfaction

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ascetic

The ascetic lived alone in the forest studying the religions of the world.
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