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Stern

(stern),
Heinrich, U.S. physician, 1868-1918. See: Stern posture.
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It is because of the sternness shown by the government that the situation remained calm," he added.
Further the fibroblastic morphology and clonogenic capacity of these cells together with positive expression of MSC marker genes provided additional proof of concept about the sternness of these cells in accordance with earlier report (Nadri et al.
If after trying to do this you still hear in the actual tone less energy or sternness than in your imagined one, you must try to impart to your motions more energy, persistence, sternness.
Deeply romantic, of course, and swinging from sternness to delicacy, its form also echoes the baroque concerto grosso and has the soloists sometimes in a frenzy of double-stopping.
Eru does not punish without benefit, nor are his mercies without sternness.
com/bloombergs-soda-ban-takes-effect-look-back-mayors-previous-nanny-state-health-campaigns-1118774) Mayor Bloomberg's other various health crusades reside on a spectrum of sternness, ranging from straight-out bans, like the one eliminating trans fats in restaurants, to partial restrictions like the banning of smoking in bars and parks, to the relatively unobtrusive measure that required chain restaurants to post calorie labels for food and drink.
His sternness with me did not put me off - even as I became defensive, I sensed that this was really Jesus talking to me - trying to HELP me.
From her intuition of Arcadia, she sees the future implication of sternness, bland inhumanity, wanton callousness and institutionalised calumny, which are her chief attributes.
The dictionary definition says sternness, nationwide economies, moral severity.
The film establishes a wonderful rapport between our group of marginals as they work together in unison during the community service sessions, flourished with a brilliant sense of humor and an endearing struggle while they try to be better versions of themselves under the wings of Harry, who comes out as a humble and modern angelesque figure armed with dry wit, sternness and a whole lot of bear hugs.
When she said, "Hippies, inoculate," it was with the loving sternness of the librarian you once feared but now understand as having a wicked sense of humor.