severe discipline

See: austerity
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Captain Nemo set the example, and submitted first to this severe discipline. When the time came, he gave up his apparatus to another and returned to the vitiated air on board, calm, unflinching, unmurmuring.
I hoped that the active and laborious life of a smuggler, with the severe discipline on board, would have a salutary effect on his character, which was now well-nigh, if not quite, corrupt.
What constitutes severe discipline ranges from suspension of duty to dismissal, and the disciplinary committee of the SPO, not the district office where he originally belonged, will make the final decision.
In doing so, it dismissed a 2002 precedent and referred to newer cases, saying "in more recent years the Court has imposed even more severe discipline for unethical and unprofessional conduct than in the past."
Better to exercise severe discipline early so you can relax in middle age.
The CCRB described that punishment as "the least severe discipline, often recommended for officers."
Soldiers in the British Army risked severe discipline for taking photographs on the battlefield.
The decision will make it much more likely that employees will fight severe discipline for marijuana use and employers will have a greater challenge in justifying discipline in the future.
The most severe discipline is termination of the respondent's IREM membership.
It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity" My interviewee this week, Gary J.
An initial domestic violence offense will draw a six-week ban without pay, although the memo says ''more severe discipline will be imposed if there are aggravating circumstances such as the presence or use of a weapon, choking, repeated striking, or when the act is committed against a pregnant woman or in the presence of a child.''

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