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austere

aw-steer

 

austere – (adjective)

aw-steer

Definition: stern

 

Synonym: strict, severe, forbidding, ascetic

 

Antonym: permissive, lenient, indulgent, easy, flexible, lax; frivolous, gay, cheerful, joyful, merry

 

Usage: The workers are against the austere measures introduced by the management.