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Perhaps unsurprisingly, much of that resistance came from within the dance world itself, and had more to do with breaking those austere traditions than with the politics of LGBTQ activism.
LEGENDARY DANCE TROUPE TAKES SPOTLIGHT IN ‘BALLERINA BOYS’ DOCJOHN PAUL KINGJUNE 2, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The tension between austere geometric forms and random natural shapes has long been central to the artist’s style.
IN THE GALLERIES: IMAGES FOCUS ON THE FUTURE OF THE PLANETMARK JENKINSMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As should this unique red blend and a classic, austere rosé of pinot noir from the Finger Lakes.
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Physicists’ understanding had advanced, and their austere vision of matter had to be jettisoned.
HOW MATTER’S HIDDEN COMPLEXITY UNLEASHED THE POWER OF NUCLEAR PHYSICSEMILY CONOVERAPRIL 8, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Jerry Brewer writes that this year’s NCAA tournament will feel austere, more Big Gathering than Big Dance.
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This means a more austere appearance—particularly in the case of the T-Pro 2, which doesn't share the Fnatic's and Kaiser 2's neck-height "wings."
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The sedateness of his deportment and the apparent regularity of his life delighted austere moralists.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Madame Torvestad, with an austere and imperious aspect, sat in her place; many gazed at her, but she maintained her composure.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Hence those great devotions, those austere retreats from the world, of which some of them have given an example.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
These are the followers of Levana, the austere goddess who takes up the new-born babe and perfects it by sorrow.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
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WORDS RELATED TO AUSTERE

  • austere
  • brisk
  • cruel
  • drastic
  • exact
  • excessive
  • exorbitant
  • extravagant
  • great
  • hard
  • harsh
  • heavy
  • immoderate
  • inexorable
  • inordinate
  • oppressive
  • pitiless
  • potent
  • powerful
  • rigorous
  • sharp
  • steep
  • strict
  • stringent
  • strong
  • towering
  • unconscionable
  • undue
  • vigorous
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