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adj. aus·ter·er, aus·ter·est
1. Severe or stern in disposition or appearance; somber and grave: the austere figure of a Puritan minister.
2. Strict or severe in discipline; ascetic: a desert nomad's austere life. See Synonyms at severe.
3. Having no adornment or ornamentation; bare: an austere style.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin austērus, from Greek austēros.]
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|Adv.||1.||austerely - in an austere fashion; "the church was austerely simple"|
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austerely[ɒsˈtɪəlɪ] ADV → austeramente
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