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spartan

adjective

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providing only the essentials and nothing fancy or luxurious
  • accommodations on the windjammer are spartan but clean and comfortable nevertheless

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The first known use of spartan was in the 15th century

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“Spartan.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spartan. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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