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Acetic vs Aesthetic vs Ascetic

Acetic refers to things having an acid characteristic.

  • Because of its acetic taste, there’s a chance the juice is old.

Aesthetic refers to artistic or beautiful things.

  • The architect designs buildings with aesthetic ideas in mind.

Ascetic refers to a person austere in appearance, manner, or attitude.

  • He lives an ascetic existence, supporting himself on a farm.