Thesaurus / austere

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"I have done with you, Herbert Jameson," he said, with austere dignity.

The morning after the incident between Lawrence and Claire there had been an austere reserve in the cabin.

ClaireLeslie Burton Blades

And though Holbein knew the pinch of narrow means, he had no lack of good cheer as well as austere food in his art.

HolbeinBeatrice Fortescue

Languedoc is the country of the latter luxury; and Languedoc is in the south of France—aptly termed 'the austere south.'

They both smiled at the thought of the austere Carrie in the midst of those rosy cushions, and hangings, and lamps.

The punishment is appalling in the very few cases where sin has lifted its head amongst these austere people.

An Isle in the WaterKatharine Tynan

Thrse, I know that your austere virtue makes no capitulation to what you would call the sentimental delinquencies of the heart.

And it is all the more beautiful in proportion as it knows how to bow the mind by the austere and hushing eloquence of its forms.

Is there any trace of such an operatic, lyrical, dancing peasantry in austere Scotland?

He has a cold keen eye, which rather belies a sensitive mouth; hands which can grip, and a figure that is austere.

Three Plays by Granville-BarkerHarley Granville-Barker

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