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adjective 
  1. grim or severe in manner or appearance; stern; strict
  2. lacking trivial decoration; not extravagant or gaudy
Etymology: From , from austerus "dry, harsh, sour, tart," from austeros "bitter, harsh," especially "making the tongue dry" (originally used of fruits, wines), related to auos "dry".


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