Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASCETICS

And pray why should Liberal women be ascetics any more than any other kind of women?

Love, say the ascetics, reveals our shameful kinship with the beasts.

Behind them appeared the ascetics, who had come from their distant rocks.

The ascetics were forced to separate themselves entirely from the rest.

Scholasticism was a dissent from the teachings of St. Augustine and the ascetics.

I came to tell you that it is my longing to leave your house tomorrow and go to the ascetics.

The ascetics marched in file, singing, to the place of worship.

When the two sects increased in numbers, all, of course, could not be ascetics.

When the proud hero had said this, he repaired to his father in the grove of ascetics.

She lived the life of the ascetics and practised every austerity.