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rigid
Definition:
Rigidness, rigidity.
Synonyms:
obstinate (adjective)
tenacious, bovine, bigoted, mulish, contrary, unbendable, inflexible, obstinate, pig-headed, unyielding, stubborn, brass-bound, resolute, inelastic, bull-headed, pertinacious, adamant, hidebound, hardheaded, uncompromising, obdurate, hard-nosed.
hard (adjective)
firm, hard, solid, stiff, callous.
tight (adjective)
tense, snug, dense, stiff, firm, tight, secure, taut.
inelastic (adjective)
unalterable, inflexible, immovable, firm, unyielding, inelastic, stiff.
severe (adjective)
stark, austere, curt, dry, icy, acrimonious, puritanical, acerbic, exacting, lean, demanding, oppressive, Draconian, unbending, critical, disciplined, inflexible, ascetic, abrupt, cool, intense, blunt, precise, relentless, acute, frosty, fundamental, raw, short, stiff-necked, brisk, meticulous, obstinate, piquant, dour, chilly, stern, gruff, keen, harsh, severe, imperial, authoritarian, sharp, uncompromising, correct, intolerant, Spartan, crisp, obdurate, caustic, grim, brusque, spare, rigorous, bleak, prudish, cutting, strait-laced, hidebound, strict, stringent, tart, basic, astringent, censorious.
Other synonyms:
inflexible, strict, unadaptable, intolerant, fixed, stiff, semirigid, unmoving, nonmoving, set, unbending.
Examples of usage:
  1. He stood rigid, his four legs planted squarely under him, his whole body quivering with fear. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. Perhaps it was partly done in the second year; but since then the shipping master has been more rigid, and we have had to pay the whole. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. He was leaning against one of the porch posts, tense and rigid, on his face the look of the hunted brought to bay. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.

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