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austere
used in The Child by Tiger

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Definition
a notable absence of luxury, comfort, or decoration

or:

of a person:  stern in manner; or practicing great self-denial
  • But even the very bare austerity of that little room now seemed terribly alive with the presence of its recent black 524 tenant.

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