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severe (adjective)
stark, austere, cutting, exacting, imperial, acrimonious, raw, acerbic, frosty, meticulous, disciplined, piquant, dry, unbending, curt, dour, intense, ascetic, abrupt, correct, intolerant, brisk, prudish, rigid, acute, fundamental, grim, relentless, short, stiff-necked, brusque, obdurate, oppressive, precise, Draconian, cool, stern, harsh, lean, hidebound, severe, inflexible, basic, sharp, uncompromising, crisp, keen, Spartan, critical, obstinate, censorious, gruff, caustic, spare, rigorous, blunt, puritanical, demanding, strait-laced, icy, strict, stringent, tart, bleak, astringent, chilly.
authoritative (adjective)
potent, imperious, dictatorial, important, autocratic, masterful, commanding, authoritative, powerful, arrogant, strong, effective, influential, impressive, effectual, consequential.
Other synonyms:
heavy-handed, dictatorial, overbearing, sniffy, haughty, dictator, martinet, potentate, tyrannical, absolute, domineering, despot, undemocratic, autocratic, flinty, peremptory, totalitarian, unyielding, magisterial, hardline, swaggering, high-and-mighty, dogmatic, despotical, ramrod, dominating, supercilious, prideful, dogmatic, hard, tyrannous, unforgiving, bossy, over, disdainful, tough, tyrant, despotic, lordly, tyrannic, unpermissive, autocrat.
Examples of usage:
  1. Charles I not only believed in the divine right of kings and was authoritarian; he was the ultimate autocrat. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
  2. Father Vicente de Valencia enrolled himself among the supporters of the Ultramontanism, and became, as was natural, considering his character, a furious authoritarian. Perronean - "Cæsar or Nothing", Pío Baroja Baroja.
  3. " She is caught, trapped in a net of delusion and hallucination that is as solid as a block of steel," Yammer had once said, his voice precise with authoritarian certainty. Dr. - "Sinister Paradise", Robert Moore Williams.

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