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The quality of being serious, severe or extreme

severity

noun

the seriousness of something bad or unpleasant

gravity

noun

the seriousness or importance of something

extremity

noun

an extreme degree of something

austerity

noun

the quality or fact of being plain, strict, simple, or severe

severity

noun

the degree to which something is strict or extreme

seriousness

noun

savageness

noun

explosiveness

noun

starkness

noun

acuteness

noun

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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