rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
"rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"
(of rules) stringently enforced
characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
incapable of compromise or flexibility
stern, strict, exacting(adj)
severe and unremitting in making demands
"an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
That is severe which is devoid of all softness, mildness, tenderness, indulgence or levity, or (in literature and art) devoid of unnecessary ornament, amplification, or embellishment of any kind; as, a severe style; as said of anything painful, severe signifies such as heavily taxes endurance or resisting power; as, a severe pain, fever, or winter. Rigid signifies primarily stiff, resisting any effort to change its shape; a corpse is said to be rigid in death; hence, in metaphorical sense, a rigid person or character is one that resists all efforts to change the will or course of conduct; a rigid rule or statement is one that admits of no deviation. Rigorous is nearly akin to rigid, but is a stronger word, having reference to action or active qualities, as rigid does to state or character; a rigid rule may be rigorously enforced. Strict (Latin stringo, bind) signifies bound or stretched tight, tense, strenuously exact. Stern unites harshness and authority with strictness or severity; stern, as said even of inanimate objects, suggests something authoritative or forbidding. Austere signifies severely simple or temperate, strict in self-restraint or discipline, and similarly unrelenting toward others. We speak of austere morality, rigid rules, rigorous discipline, stern commands, severe punishment, harsh speech or a harsh voice, hard requirements, strict injunctions, and strict obedience. Strict discipline holds one exactly and unflinchingly to the rule; rigorous discipline punishes severely any infraction of it. The austere character is seldom lovely, but it is always strong and may be grand, commanding, and estimable.
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Thereafter, Hong Kong Chinese who acquire a foreign nationality of their own free will, will be deemed to have lost Chinese nationality, in strict accordance with Article 9 of the Chinese Nationality Law, when they make a conscious decision to leave and, by implication, give up on Hong Kong, it is only right that they should be asked to make their choice -- China or a foreign country -- foreign citizenship or the right of abode and the right to vote in Hong Kong.
You can even follow Kim Jong Un, his personal activities, while he went out middle of the night in Singapore, all reporters when they knew the information, they could rush to the location trying to get a shot to film what Kim Jong Un did, but here its very hard, they blocked the road a couple of blocks away and police are very strict.
Any products produced from these GMOs will be subject to the EU's strict labelling and traceability rules.
Overall, the new catering agreements provide for a strict service level agreement and key performance indicators to be adhered to, considerably improved pricing, non-exclusivity and a shortened tenure, compared with the previous catering agreement.
North Koreans are pretty strict about dealing with the nuclear issue in the context of their relationship with the United States, and so that of course is one of the big challenges for Moon because he's going to want to improve inter-Korean relations but he doesn't have much leverage on the nuclear issue.
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- ahdas, jäykkä, tarkka, tiukka, ankaraFinnish
- twangWestern Frisian
- szigorú, feszült, szoros, merev, feszesHungarian
- straegne, strik, deure, deur, strikeWalloon
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