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austere
used in The Mark of Athena

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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
  • In these austere times, people are looking for a simple, low-key affair, with locally produced organic snacks and—
    p. 125.1

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