rigidly


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in a rigid manner

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He follows rigidly the conventions of dress and manners; but in the business of poking his nose into places where he does not belong he could give pointers to a civet cat or a jackdaw.
On the other hand, we may feel sure that any variation in the least degree injurious would be rigidly destroyed.
He does not rigidly destroy all inferior animals, but protects during each varying season, as far as lies in his power, all his productions.
And as a multitude of laws often only hampers justice, so that a state is best governed when, with few laws, these are rigidly administered; in like manner, instead of the great number of precepts of which logic is composed, I believed that the four following would prove perfectly sufficient for me, provided I took the firm and unwavering resolution never in a single instance to fail in observing them.
The bridegrooms sat together in a corner, rigidly silent, like Quakers whom the spirit moveth not, being still in the odd predicament of bashfulness towards their own young wives.
the wounded youth was once more reclining on the heap of pillows, his pale face set rigidly in the hard lines that told of pain resolutely endured.
Indeed, whether on carpets, or curtains, or tapestry, or ottoman coverings, all upholstery of this nature should be rigidly Arabesque.
He confined himself rigidly to the narration of circumstances, taking care not to colour events by any comment of his own, or any opinion of the meaning of things which he did not fully understand.
But he checked all such wayward fancies, and held himself rigidly down to his disquisition.
According to HSBC Holdings (LSE: HSBA), the European Commission, which is soon expected to publish its evaluation of how member states are living up to their fiscal obligations, might not implement its rules too rigidly because of fears of a backlash.
Then came the sentence that stated exactly how I thought about what I had just read: "The rigidly drawn borders, merciless in their judgment of the unworthy, kept people out.
rigidly disengaged (an unbalanced structure) and flexibly connected (a balanced structure)--and consider how these might affect stabilizing, enriching, and pioneering bundling processes.
Novel without being "gimmicky", his experience working with radio stations around the globe has resulted in his demonstration of a rare ability - he's able to present on a local radio station without falling into the trap of becoming rigidly parochial.
It is not uncommon to find teachers working within rigidly defined policies; being subject to accountability mechanisms; involved with processes associated with the corporate and industrial sector; and teaching a curriculum relevant only to the workplace.
The new system uses an electric stepper motor with optical encoder, a rigidly mounted booster, in-line load cell for precise welding force, and a linear ball-screw actuator.