severer

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • His critics and enemies rarely said severer things of him than he said of himself. Cited from The Last Harvest, by John Burroughs
  • No severer test could have been applied, and the young men thought it a little rough. Cited from Bart Ridgeley, by A. G. Riddle
  • He votes for her, works for her, does all the severer thinking for her. Cited from An Englishman Looks at the World, by H. G. Wells
  • What we know of Daniel's far severer treatment we will give in our own words. Cited from Prisoners of the Revolution, by Danske Dandridge
  • His tone is severer now than on his former appearance. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Acts, by Maclaren
  • Merely to get there cost him a severer and a longer effort than men in general are capable of making. Cited from Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made, by James D. McCabe, Jr.
  • If they take part in secular matters, they meet with even severer criticism. Cited from Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3), by Charles Eliot
  • The more difficult the service, the higher the grade of leadership needed, the severer the test. Cited from Quiet Talks on Service, by S. D. Gordon
  • There is no severer test of grace than a woman's manner of using a fan. Cited from Lady Larkspur, by Meredith Nicholson
  • In times of excitement the severer laws might be put in force. Cited from Alexander Pope, by Leslie Stephen
  • And where will you find female penance put to a severer trial? Cited from A Tour in France and Germany, Vol. 3, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  • In the severer forms the patient must remain in bed and such cases are very trying for both patient and doctor. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • He introduced a severer discipline into his army, and an entirely new system of tactics. Cited from History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella V3
  • Let others more capable than myself judge which is the severer pang! Cited from The Ladies, by E. Barrington
  • This struggle safely over, there would come another and a severer one. Cited from The Story Of Kennett, by Bayard Taylor
  • If the loss of his diamonds would be to him a severer blow than any other, then let it fall. Cited from The Fatal Glove, by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  • Never had any man of letters to go through a severer ordeal. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 10 (of 20), by Various
  • Seldom have troops been called upon to face a severer fire, and never have they acquitted themselves better. Cited from The Colored Regulars in the United States Army, by T. G. Steward
  • At any rate we can now hold that our system of clothing has come through a severer test than any other, fur included. Cited from Scott's Last Expedition Volume I, by Captain R. F. Scott
  • If the artist suffers no severer censure than that, he will probably call himself a happy man. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, February, 1876, Vol. XVII, No. 98, by Various
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