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Stern

(stern),
Heinrich, U.S. physician, 1868-1918. See: Stern posture.
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Amir Khan is ready to be fast-tracked into major title contention after taking just 75 seconds to batter Belarusian Vitali Martynov to the canvas in what was supposed to be the sternest test yet of his professional credentials.
95) comes from the creator of PIPPI LONGSTOCKING and provides a fine picturebook story of two children who live with the sternest farmer in the village.
Grays' runaway leadership of Conference South, was subjected to one of its sternest tests of the season and County earned their point with flying colours, taking their excellent defensive record to just one goal conceded in their last four games.
The Cottagers' fine start to the season has hoisted them into fifth place, but they face their sternest test yet against the Gunners.
The players acknowledged Bibby's lecture was his sternest of the season.
The simplest truths often meet with the sternest resistance and are slowest in getting general acceptance" (Frederick Douglass in his 1870 essay "The Woman Suffrage Movement")
Even Cahill's sternest Jesuit mentors couldn't fault him at such moments.
Professor Sir John Krebs, who beat off a fair sized line up of contenders to be selected for the much coveted chair of the new Food Standards Agency, faced one of his sternest tasks this week -- meeting the hungry hacks.
To a nation that runs more on instinct than on intellect," Margolis writes in the conclusion of his book, "elderly poverty may be the sternest cerebral challenge of all.
CLINT HILL insists today's trip to Yeovil represents one of the sternest tests on the QPR calendar.
Nine wins on the spin have seen the Eagles soar into pole position, but they will know a trip to the third-placed Bulldogs will be the sternest examination of their title defence in a number of weeks.
And those who break rules, must face the sternest punishment