At 32, the attractive blonde found herself at the dinner party with stern.
Even though they went out for part of the time that stern was seeing Brossard, this woman said she never heard mention of her.
The prize, however, is the stern test of facing the Netherlands next Monday.
I like to end columns with a potential policy fix, some kind of suggested action, or at least a stern finger-wagging.
"I felt bad because I really do love the show Girls, and enjoy it, and I admire the girl who writes it," stern said.
Quickly the light died out of his face, leaving it stern and austere.
stern displeasure was visible in the countenance of the great sculptor.
Proud of her resourcefulness she looked askance at Sofya's serious, stern face.
Close by the stern stood Black Simon with the pennon of the house of Loring.
He beckoned to Mr. Weller and said, in a stern voice, "Take his skates off!"
Old English styrne "severe, strict," from Proto-Germanic *sternijaz (cf. Middle High German sterre, German starr "stiff," störrig "obstinate;" Gothic andstaurran "to be stiff;" Old Norse stara; Old English starian "to look or gaze upon"), from PIE root *ster-, *star- "be rigid" (see sterile).
c.1300, "hind part of a ship, steering gear of a ship," probably from Old Norse stjorn "a steering," related to styra "to guide" (see steer (v.)). Or the word may come from Old Frisian stiarne "rudder," which is also related to steer (v.).