Noun(1) the rear part of a ship(2) United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920(3) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
Adjective(1) of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect(2) not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty(3) severe and unremitting in making demands(4) severely simple
(1) We had stern orders not to try to move and play our instruments at the same time.(2) Penalties range from a stern warning to fines to lawsuits.(3) After thirty-four minutes, Ballina's stern pressure paid off.(4) ├ö├ç├┐I have already spoken to your brother,├ö├ç├û she said in a tone that reminded me of a stern nun for some odd reason.(5) Only bitter rivals New Zealand provide stern opposition, but recently the Aussies have been getting the better of these encounters.(6) Styles stood in the stern of the boat shouting and waving his arms.(7) He was my mother's favorite brother and our least favorite Uncle; he was too stern , too serious, too strict.(8) The controversial plan is facing stern opposition by locals and following a very well attended meeting last month this months meeting is set once again to draw a very large crowd.(9) She spoke as quietly as her brother, but her voice was more stern .(10) I've delivered her a stern rebuke and promised I'll be back to conduct regular inspections.(11) They look at our tickets uncertainly and say they can't let us in, but perhaps we can speak to their boss, a stern man who is marching across the road towards us even as we turn towards him.(12) We thought this would be a stern challenge, even sterner than the Lions games.(13) Today's briefing, she said, will be used to convey a stern warning to employers that such discrimination was unlawful.(14) It was not long before the new military organisation was exposed to the stern test of war.(15) But, behind a somewhat stern exterior, Brian was a modest and very likeable man.(16) As was expected, Luke was found by himself at the stern of the ship, just staring away into the sky.
(1) be stern :: wees streng
1. serious ::
2. strict ::
3. inexorable ::
4. severe ::
5. austere ::
7. bottom ::
8. quarter ::
1. clement ::
2. gentle ::
3. lax ::
4. lenient ::
Different Formsstern, sterner, sternest, sternly, sternness, sterns
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