severest

All Adjective Noun
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  • He knew that he must practice the severest economy with his water supply. Cited from The Texan Star, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Work on the building continued throughout the year, even in the severest months of the winter.
  • South of Canada we may not look for them except in the severest winter weather. Cited from Bird Neighbors, by Neltje Blanchan
  • Your severest judge will be your own heart, and from that you may not fly. Cited from Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia, by William Gilmore Simms
  • That man does not pay the severest penalty who does the most good. Cited from Science and Health/Key to The Scriptures, by Eddy
  • He was on the point of saying the severest thing that had ever passed his lips. Cited from The Best Ghost Stories, by Various
  • She went very well, but she was all the better for the severest kind of a bit. Cited from A Daughter of To-Day, by Sara Jeannette Duncan (AKA Mrs. Everard Cotes)
  • But I do know that my faith in human nature got its severest shock. Cited from The Deluge, by David Graham Phillips
  • You shall now hear how happy a good conscience can make one even under the severest trials. Cited from Conscience, by Eliza Lee Follen
  • Every power of mind and body had been under the severest strain, and nature now gave way. Cited from Opening a Chestnut Burr, Edward Payson Roe
  • This was not enough to support him, even by the severest economy, at any law school. Cited from Ishmael, by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • We are as well as a spring hardly less severe than the severest winter will give us leave to be. Cited from A Book of English Prose, by Percy Lubbock
  • She suffered the severest pain in the small of the back and all down the left leg. Cited from Hilda Lessways, by Arnold Bennett
  • Her daughter, during the severest cold, was obliged for want of fire to remain in bed. Cited from Twenty Years After, by Alexandre Dumas
  • As long as my mother lived she was my severest critic, never satisfied. Cited from How to Sing, by Lilli Lehmann
  • No singer can rise to any distinction without the severest kind of self-discipline and hard work. Cited from Vocal Mastery, by Harriette Brower
  • Let it be as bad as the severest judge chose to make it! Cited from The Price of Love, by Arnold Bennett
  • When my son died, the severest trial of my life, I was not a Christian.
  • Did you ever think that when the Master received his severest temptation it was when he was alone? Cited from The Evolution of Dodd, by William Hawley Smith
  • And the severest cross-examination could not draw anything more from him. Cited from The Lost Lady of Lone, by E.D.E.N. Southworth
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