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stern

Part of speech: Adjective

Severe or harsh in disposition or character; strict; proceeding from such a nature; hard; as, a stern command or look; firm; rigid; unyielding; as, stern discipline; forbidding; as, a stern, rocky coast.

Part of speech: Noun

The after or rear part of a vessel.

Part of speech: Adverb

Sternly.

Part of speech: Noun

Sternness.

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