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adverb as in rigidly

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Less expensive vests will be strictly for layering with other clothes.

While NBA players aren’t required to wear masks while playing, the league’s tightened health protocols require players to wear masks while on the bench and to strictly limit their interactions with the general public while at home and on road trips.

My relationship with her is strictly platonic, so I'm thinking yellow roses would be appropriate.

Though the data-sharing does not appear to directly violate SB 54, a state law strictly limiting local police interactions with federal immigration authorities, activists believe it violates the spirit of the measure.

Imaginary companions, as scholars call them, are quite common, and aren’t strictly associated with childhood.

Traditionally, the community has eschewed visitors and strangers to their towns, and strictly forbade outside marriage.

The dinner is strictly private, and just 30 senior financiers have been invited.

Read too strictly, this would exclude highly inventive works of science fiction and fantasy because they lack realism.

The second question was about viewing the world in strictly black-and-white (or red-and-blue) terms.

But this is strictly a business case, her Atlanta lawyer, John Da Grosa Smith, told The Daily Beast.

To give him a party name, he became an anti-clerical, strictly in a political and lawful sense.

Monotheism is strictly inconsistent with the supremacy of “merits” which is the very soul of Oriental religion.

The relief that I find is for your Majesty to be pleased to order strictly that the regulations made in regard to it be obeyed.

He was also very popular with all the people because he was always strictly honest and just in all his dealings with them.

For the next three weeks Black Sheep was strictly allowed to do nothing.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strictly, such as: closely, rigorously, stringently, factually, and surely.

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