austerely (adv.) Old form(s): austeerely
seriously, sternly, severely
CE IV.ii.2[Adriana to Luciana, of Antipholus of Syracuse] Mightst thou perceive austerely in his eye / That he did plead in earnest
Tem IV.i.1[Prospero to Ferdinand] If I have too austerely punished you, / Your compensation makes amends
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