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not deviating from correctness, accuracy, or completeness

rigorous and unsparing in treating others

conforming completely to established rule

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rigidly accurate

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(of rules) stringently enforced

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characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

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incapable of compromise or flexibility

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severe and unremitting in making demands

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Strict measures have been taken to put an end to disorder and to re-establish public security.
No doubt the Serenest Republic was very strict with the theatre, and suffered it to hold the mirror up to nature only when nature was behaving well, or at least behaving as if young people were present.
But it must always be remembered that in such writing as Comedy and Romance the strict rules of motivation must be relaxed, and indeed in all literature, even in Tragedy, the idealization, condensation, and heightening which are the proper methods of Art require them to be slightly modified.
It will be better that I should ask you a question: Is the physician, taken in that strict sense of which you are speaking, a healer of the sick or a maker of money?
And the pilot likewise, in the strict sense of the term, is a ruler of sailors and not a mere sailor?
In strict science all persons underlie the same condition of an infinite remoteness.
The end of friendship is a commerce the most strict and homely that can be joined; more strict than any of which we have experience.
I am not quite so strict in my terms, perhaps because I have never known so high a fellowship as others.
Both the good women kept strict silence during the whole scene between Mr Allworthy and the girl; but as soon as it was ended, and that gentleman was out of hearing, Mrs Deborah could not help exclaiming against the clemency of her master, and especially against his suffering her to conceal the father of the child, which she swore she would have out of her before the sun set.
They are very strict in the army, and they were too strict for the Honourable John.
My strict sense of propriety restores it (by the hands of my wife) to its place on the writer's table.
Tom was hanging over his Latin grammar, moving his lips inaudibly like a strict but impatient Catholic repeating his tale of paternosters; and Philip, at the other end of the room, was busy with two volumes, with a look of contented diligence that excited Maggie's curiosity; he did not look at all as if he were learning a lesson.
Of course I sha'n't peep," said Maggie, disdainfully; and she buried her face in the pillow like a person of strict honor.
Jameel Ahmed has directed the officials concerned to ensure strict implementation of Shab-e-Barat security plan, to ensure peace on the holy night.