1. austere of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor
  2. easter a wind from the east
  3. ester formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
  4. Easter a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ
  5. estuary the wide part of a river where it nears the sea
  6. Esther (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)
  7. Astor United States capitalist who made a fortune in fur trading
  8. jester a clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman
  9. oyster marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell
  10. restore bring back into original existence, function, or position
  11. aster a chiefly fall-blooming herb with showy daisylike flowers
  12. ouster a person who supplants someone else
  13. Astaire United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)
  14. astir on the move
  15. waster someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently
  16. history a record or narrative description of past events
  17. wester wind that blows from west to east
  18. store a mercantile establishment for the sale of goods or services
  19. Ostrea type genus of the family Ostreidae
  20. Wister United States writer (1860-1938)