other words for hard-and-fast
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It is not possible to draw a hard-and-fast line between individualism and collectivism.
Why should you draw a hard-and-fast line, sacrifice Belle's happiness to a chimerical idea of manly virtue?
There are no such things as hard-and-fast rules; there are only conventions adapted to the climate.
It is impossible to lay down any hard-and-fast rule governing the formation and conduct of the operations of a patrol.
This should be made a hard-and-fast rule among sportsmen, and a law of sport.
But if the method were a hard-and-fast one, it would not be correct.
This is not a hard-and-fast rule, but one which usually it is safe to follow.
As far as I am concerned, I cannot make any hard-and-fast plans.
How is it possible to draw a hard-and-fast line between the sheep and the goats?
You are too big, too comprehending, Mr. Hodder, to have a hard-and-fast rule.