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  • 61 ἐπιστρεφείας — ἐπιστρεφείᾱς , ἐπιστρέφεια strictness fem acc pl ἐπιστρεφείᾱς , ἐπιστρέφεια strictness fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …

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  • 62 austerity — [n1] severity acerbity, asperity, astringence, coldness, exactingness, exactness, formality, formalness, gravity, grimness, hardness, harshness, inclemency, inflexibility, obduracy, rigidity, rigor, seriousness, solemnity, sternness, stiffness,… …

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  • 63 ex rigore juris — /eks ragoriy jiiras/ According to the rigor or strictness of law; in strictness of law …

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  • 64 ex rigore juris — /eks ragoriy jiiras/ According to the rigor or strictness of law; in strictness of law …

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  • 65 nonindulgent — adjective characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint • Syn: ↑strict • Ant: ↑indulgent • Similar to: ↑austere, ↑stern, ↑blue, ↑puritanic, ↑ …

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  • 66 Puritanism — noun 1. the beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans (most of whom were Calvinists who wished to purify the Church of England of its Catholic aspects) • Topics: ↑church service, ↑church • Regions: ↑England • Hypernyms: ↑Protestantism …

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  • 67 sternness — noun 1. the quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding the sternness of his surroundings made him uncomfortable • Derivationally related forms: ↑stern • Hypernyms: ↑asperity, ↑grimness, ↑hardship, ↑rigor …

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  • 68 stringency — noun 1. a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit • Syn: ↑tightness • Derivationally related forms: ↑tight (for: ↑tightness) • Hypernyms: ↑lack, ↑ …

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  • 69 se|vere´ness — se|vere «suh VIHR», adjective, ver|er, ver|est. 1. very strict; stern; harsh: »a severe reprimand, severe self denial. The judge imposed a severe sentence on the criminal. 2. sharp or violent: »severe c …

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  • 70 se|vere´ly — se|vere «suh VIHR», adjective, ver|er, ver|est. 1. very strict; stern; harsh: »a severe reprimand, severe self denial. The judge imposed a severe sentence on the criminal. 2. sharp or violent: »severe c …

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  • 71 se|vere — «suh VIHR», adjective, ver|er, ver|est. 1. very strict; stern; harsh: »a severe reprimand, severe self denial. The judge imposed a severe sentence on the criminal. 2. sharp or violent: »severe c …

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  • 72 Austereness — Aus*tere ness, n. 1. Harshness or astringent sourness to the taste; acerbity. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. Severity; strictness; austerity. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 73 Austerities — Austerity Aus*ter i*ty, n.; pl. {Austerities}. [F. aust[ e]rit[ e], L. austerias, fr. austerus. See {Austere}.] 1. Sourness and harshness to the taste. [Obs.] Horsley. [1913 Webster] 2. Severity of manners or life; extreme rigor or strictness;… …

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  • 74 Austerity — Aus*ter i*ty, n.; pl. {Austerities}. [F. aust[ e]rit[ e], L. austerias, fr. austerus. See {Austere}.] 1. Sourness and harshness to the taste. [Obs.] Horsley. [1913 Webster] 2. Severity of manners or life; extreme rigor or strictness; harsh… …

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  • 75 Chance-medley — Chance med ley, n. [Chance + medley.] 1. (Law) The killing of another in self defense upon a sudden and unpremeditated encounter. See {Chaud Medley}. [1913 Webster] Note: The term has been sometimes applied to any kind of homicide by misadventure …

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  • 76 Closeness — Close ness, n. The state of being close. [1913 Webster] Half stifled by the closeness of the room. Swift. [1913 Webster] We rise not against the piercing judgment of Augustus, nor the extreme caution or closeness of Tiberius. Bacon. [1913… …

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  • 77 De rigueur — De ri gueur [F. See 2d {Rigor}.] According to strictness (of etiquette, rule, or the like); obligatory; strictly required. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

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  • 78 Essene — Es*sene , n.; pl. {Essenes}. [Gr. ?, lit., physicians, because they practiced medicine, fr. Chald [=a]say[=a] to heal, cf. Heb. as[=a].] One of a sect among the Jews in the time of our Savior, remarkable for their strictness and abstinence. [1913 …

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  • 79 Essenes — Essene Es*sene , n.; pl. {Essenes}. [Gr. ?, lit., physicians, because they practiced medicine, fr. Chald [=a]say[=a] to heal, cf. Heb. as[=a].] One of a sect among the Jews in the time of our Savior, remarkable for their strictness and abstinence …

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  • 80 Hebraism — He bra*ism, n. [Cf. F. h[ e]bra[ i]sme.] [1913 Webster] 1. A Hebrew idiom or custom; a peculiar expression or manner of speaking in the Hebrew language. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. The type of character of the Hebrews. [1913 Webster] The governing …

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