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3 having a consistency that does not easily yield to pressure

  • rigid steel bars that should be able to hold the weight
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4 incapable of or highly resistant to bending

  • corsets, those rigid undergarments for women, must have been murder to wear
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5 stretched with little or no give

  • make sure that the clothesline is rigid so that the longer garments donʼt drag on the ground
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rigid, rigorous, strict, stringent mean extremely severe or stern. rigid implies uncompromising inflexibility.
    • rigid rules of conduct
rigorous implies the imposition of hardship and difficulty.
    • the rigorous training of recruits
strict emphasizes undeviating conformity to rules, standards, or requirements.
    • strict enforcement of the law
stringent suggests severe, tight restriction or limitation.
    • stringent standards of admission

synonyms see in addition stiff


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