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The primal rigidity of the straight line yields later on to the freedom of an organ.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The narrative had excited him out of his apathy and physical exhaustion, the confession shaken the rigidity from his mind.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I feel all untied in a place like this; the rigidity of one's nature begins to melt and flow.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Up went the monster with a grunt, and a peculiar rigidity of body, which evidently betokened horror at his situation.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The rigidity of these works naturally impressed later critics.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
The rigidity of her metallic eyes and their insupportable luster made him shudder, especially when the animal walked towards him.
A PASSION IN THE DESERTHONORE DE BALZAC
Standing up for the verdict, with pale set face, the grateful little "not" fell upon his ear, and his rigidity relaxed.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
"'Twouldn't be right to burn it, Pap," said Si, who better understood the rigidity of his father's principles.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
His pleasant face hardened to the rigidity of a stone image.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
He flung himself down under a tree, and after a while, when his rigidity relaxed, he probably fell asleep.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
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WORDS RELATED TO RIGIDITY

  • acerbity
  • austerity
  • cruelty
  • grimness
  • hardheartedness
  • hardness
  • harshness
  • rigidity
  • rigor
  • rigorousness
  • sharpness
  • sternness
  • strictness
  • toughness
  • unkindness
  • agitations
  • ants in pants
  • antsinesses
  • anxieties
  • apprehensions
  • bad feelings
  • brunt
  • concerns
  • discomforts
  • disquiet
  • edginess
  • hostilities
  • jitters
  • nail-bitings
  • nerves
  • nervousness
  • pins and needles
  • pressures
  • restlessness
  • strains
  • suspense
  • unease
  • uneasiness
  • worries
  • worriments
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