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Word: spartan

Definition: without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life


Sentences Containing 'spartan'

During the reading of this, which was long, the public attention was continually drawn towards Andrea, who bore the inspection with Spartan unconcern.
A helot of Agesilaus made us a dish of Spartan broth, but I was not able to get down a second spoonful.

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