stark

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as in grim
harsh and threatening in manner or appearance stark and forbidding mountains that the settlers knew that they would have to cross

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as in spartan
providing only the essentials and nothing fancy or luxurious monks who have committed themselves to living in stark cells and working and praying in silence

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“Stark.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stark. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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