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OTHER WORDS FROM sternstern·ly, adverbstern·ness, noun
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Only hours after tug boats had initially wrenched the stern free, some news outlets reported that strong winds had blown it back to its stuck position across the 205-meter southern section of the canal.How the Giant Boat Blocking the Suez Canal Was Freed: Dredgers, Tugboats, and a Full Moon|Joseph Hincks|March 29, 2021|Time
That disruption appears to have caused the ship to become wedged sideways across the canal, with its bow pressed against the eastern wall and its stern wedged into the canal’s western wall.
Stern said he and fellow legislators wanted public access to all agency documents restored.Are California Oil Companies Complying With the Law? Even Regulators Often Don’t Know.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun|March 22, 2021|ProPublica
They may not even need a host star at all, Stern writes, and could exist on wandering planets ejected from their systems.
In his report, Stern suggests interior ocean worlds have several advantages over exterior ocean worlds, and therefore, if they’re common, it’s far less likely we are alone in the universe—but also, it might be a lot harder to prove the case.
He opens up to Marlow Stern about music, Hollywood, and more.Idris Elba on Eric Garner, ‘Mi Mandela,’ and Selling Weed to Dave Chappelle|Marlow Stern|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Buress went on The Howard Stern Show to talk about the Cosby story.How the World Turned on Bill Cosby: A Day-by-Day Account|Scott Porch|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But at the end of the day, as a governor, you have to be stern and there are decisions you have to make.Wyclef Jean Talks Lauryn Hill, the Yele Haiti Controversy, and Chris Christie|Marlow Stern|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I like to end columns with a potential policy fix, some kind of suggested action, or at least a stern finger-wagging.
After a stern media backlash, Dunham decided to pay her opening acts and, predictably, all was forgiven.
He had meted out stern justice to his own son, when he had banished big Reginald to South America; but he had his virtues.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Her stern was towards him, and all he saw of her was the ironical legend, “Cure your Corns.”The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
As it came near, it proved to be the clock, with a sail hoisted, and the Goblin sitting complacently in the stern.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
As he read, a look of surprise came over his face, and then his countenance grew stern and grim.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
As Louis spoke with the stern calmness of a divorced heart, Wharton became other than he had ever seen him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for stern (1 of 3)
Derived forms of sternsternly, adverbsternness, noun
Word Origin for stern
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Word Origin for stern
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Other Idioms and Phrases with stern
see from soup to nuts (stem to stern).