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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a severe, uncompromising, or strict fashion.

Usage examples (39)
  • Adjective : an austere teacher. ,the austere quality of life in the convent. ,an austere manner. ,an austere life. ,austere writing....
  • He said austerely, "Good morning, Comrade Paleron."
  • "You didn't ask me," said Bluebell, less austerely.
  • ‘Then the true answer is no,’ he commented austerely. for more
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