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austere
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David Copperfield
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  • The gloomy taint that was in the Murdstone blood, darkened the Murdstone religion, which was austere and wrathful.
  • There was an inflexibility in her face, in her voice, in her gait and carriage, amply sufficient to account for the effect she had made upon a gentle creature like my mother; but her features were rather handsome than otherwise, though unbending and austere.
  • She was a lively young woman, sir, before marriage, and their gloom and austerity destroyed her.

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  • He took a vow of silence and leads an austere life at the monastery.
  • While most kids are partying at college, she practiced austerity during her college years.

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