austerely


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aus·tere

 (ô-stîr′)
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.]

aus·tere′ly adv.
aus·tere′ness n.
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Adv.1.austerely - in an austere fashion; "the church was austerely simple"
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austerely

[ɒsˈtɪəlɪ] ADVausteramente
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austerely

advstreng; furnishkarg, schmucklos; liveasketisch, entsagend
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austerely

[ɒsˈtɪəlɪ] advin modo austero, austeramente
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"Sir," said the Most Respectable Citizen, austerely, "were you not once in the State Senate?"
"I told you he was a charmer," said Colin austerely. "Charmers' animals never bite."
He had simply preached austerely at Angel for some time after.
At the heart of it his mother presided, inflexible of face, indomitable of will, firmly holding all the secrets of her own and his father's life, and austerely opposing herself, front to front, to the great final secret of all life.
John Crook, journalist, had heard of that eminent City magnate; and it was not his fault if the City magnate had not heard of him; for in certain articles in The Clarion or The New Age Sir Leopold had been dealt with austerely. But he said nothing and grimly watched the unloading of the motor-car, which was rather a long process.
A gallery of sculpture teaches more austerely the same lesson.
Rout, without deigning a word, smoked austerely, nursing his right elbow in the palm of his left hand.
This said unanimous, and other Rites Observing none, but adoration pure Which God likes best, into thir inmost bower Handed they went; and eas'd the putting off These troublesom disguises which wee wear, Strait side by side were laid, nor turnd I weene ADAM from his fair Spouse, nor EVE the Rites Mysterious of connubial Love refus'd: Whatever Hypocrites austerely talk Of puritie and place and innocence, Defaming as impure what God declares Pure, and commands to som, leaves free to all.
"We are all alone, you see, we have asked no one else," she said, austerely.
I spoke austerely on the sin of detected conspiracy and the certainty of punishment.
'Your 'ot water, sir,' said the butler, austerely but not unkindly.
And far beyond, like clouds upon the border of the slay, towered minarets of white, where the Sierra's eternal snows flashed austerely the blazes of the sun.