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Without them, it would not have been apparent that something rigid could fly.

A rigid backplate makes it easier to insert the bladder into a backpack’s hydration sleeve, even when the pack is fully loaded—but that does add some weight.

Hong Kong Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan has said they expect 5 million people to participate in the test, but Lam told reporters she has not set a “rigid target” for participation.

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Of course, social media is a rigid place for the testing of different messages and campaigns, but multivariate testing tools have the power to deliver fully customized website experiences for traffic arriving from various social sources.

Eggs from the earliest dinosaurs were more like leathery turtle eggs than rigid bird eggs.

Beyond that, how will China evolve its rigid Internet policy?

Bound together by mutual distrust, both sides end up lashing themselves to the mast of rigid law.

Doctors are prohibited from doing what a patient needs by rigid practice guidelines.

The man behind the desk is a fictional character—a ferocious patriot exposing the limits of rigid ideology.

Or have gender roles in stories become fewer and more rigid?

In all business matters he required a rigid economy though never at the expense of efficiency.

Before her pencil he sat rigid and unflinching, as he had faced the cannon's mouth in days gone by.

Every movement rigidly prescribed, arms held rigid and sharply bent at the elbows.

The baggage is then taken to the Custom-house in a steam-launch for examination, which is not unduly rigid.

Then there was a faint pulsation of the rigid limbs, the white, mean face took on a tinge as if the blood were flowing again.


On this page you'll find 158 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rigid, such as: adamant, austere, definite, exact, fixed, and hard-line.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.