Severe - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 06/12/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Severe.

  1. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  2. having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients"
  3. of critical importance and consequence; "an acute (or critical) lack of research funds"
  4. extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"
  5. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
  6. ending in a sharp point
  7. of an angle; less than 90 degrees
  1. Uadorned
  2. Without ornamentation
  3. practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"
  4. of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
  5. severely simple;
  1. physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth"
  2. very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm"
  3. not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises"
  4. nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar"
  5. below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital"
  6. not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible) debt"
  7. Not good
  8. feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night"
  9. very much; strongly; "I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it"; "the cables had sagged badly"; "they were badly in need of help"; "he wants a
  1. sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"
  2. severe; "a harsh penalty"
  3. unkind or cruel or uncivil; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"; "a rough answer"
  4. unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"
  5. disagreeable to the senses; "the harsh cry of a blue jay"; "harsh cognac"; "the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes"; "harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway"
  6. of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"
  1. severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
  2. the rear part of a ship
  3. of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
  4. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
  5. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"
  6. severely simple;
  7. United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
  1. incapable of compromise or flexibility
  2. (of rules) stringently enforced; "hard-and-fast rules"
  3. severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
  4. rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"
  5. characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
  1. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"

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Allowing no deviation
Already turned
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Back at sea?
Back of a boat
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Back on the high seas
Back showing no leniency
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Deserving a spanking
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Dog reprimand
Dog-scolding word
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Good, in street talk
Good, in the 'hood
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Grim prospect for yachtsman trying to catch rival
Grimly serious
Hard back
Hard on the ears
Hard to control soldier leaving
Hardly luxurious
Headless American general buried in a European grave
Howard of morning radio
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Inflexible about rules
Inflexible part of ship?
Initially, Alexander's charming
It's never right
Lacking comforts
Less than 90
Less than 90 degrees
Less than right
Less than right?
Letters from schoolmaster never enforcing discipline
Like a 45
Like an unfiltered cigare
Like arctic winters
Like Russian winters

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