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Correct spelling:
rigorous
Definition:
Strict; severe.
Synonyms:
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, rigid, bleak, prudish, cutting, strait-laced, hidebound, strict, stringent, tart, basic, astringent, censorious.
fastidious (adjective)
discriminating, exacting, methodical, fussy, literal, diligent, mincing, demanding, prim, severe, conscientious, flawless, qualmish, critical, meticulous, fastidious, Epicurean, squeamish, finicky, discerning, dainty, hypercritical, perspicacious, accurate, punctilious, particular, proper, scrupulous, careful, delicate, correct, choosy, prudish, persnickety, picky, precise, priggish.
precise (adjective)
right, meticulous, accurate, strict, proper, exact, correct, definite, precise.
Other synonyms:
stringent, cruel, exact, unkind, hard, strict, harsh, tight, demanding, brutal.
Examples of usage:
  1. We have doubt, however, that the subtlety and depth of metaphysical genius which his work betrays, its rare display of rigorous and consistent and the inimitable precision and beauty of its style on almost every page, must secure for it a distinguished place in the history of philosophical discussion. no reasonings, - "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.
  2. The concentration of convicts in that island was intended, I believe, to follow out the Norfolk Island system, keeping the men under rigorous surveillance, and making them work at their respective trades, or as labourers. - "Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales", Thomas Mitchell.
  3. Though he himself makes claim to original discovery, he yet shows a philosophical grasp of the whole system which he adopted, and a rigorous study of its details. no - "The Roman Poets of the Republic", W. Y. Sellar.

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