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Definition of "austerely" []

  • In an austere manner; severely; rigidly; sternly. (adverb)

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Use "austerely" in a sentence
  • "The staging, by Louis Tyrrell, is finely conceived and executed, and Kent Goetz has designed the "austerely furnished" apartment specified by Mr. Hollinger with perfect taste."
  • "The men who have become gods will pose austerely before the popping flashbulbs of news photographs, and there will be few to consider -- so deep is the mind-set of an age -- whether the desire to link life to matter may not have blinded us to the more remarkable characteristics of both."
  • "Ten days ago, after his team had successfully negotiated the qualifying round of the Champions League, the tall, austerely angular Arsenal manager, Arsène Wenger, complained about the public's pretensions to expertise."