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synonyms for stringent

  • binding
  • demanding
  • draconian
  • exacting
  • forceful
  • harsh
  • inflexible
  • ironclad
  • rigorous
  • severe
  • stiff
  • strict
  • tough
  • acrimonious
  • brick-wall
  • by the book
  • by the numbers
  • compelling
  • confining
  • convincing
  • dead set on
  • drawing
  • dyed-in-the-wool
  • hard
  • hard-nosed
  • iron-fisted
  • picky
  • poignant
  • powerful
  • rough
  • set
  • unpermissive
  • valid
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antonyms for stringent

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  • amenable
  • calm
  • easy
  • easy-going
  • facile
  • flexible
  • gentle
  • kind
  • lenient
  • mild
  • nice
  • pliable
  • pliant
  • soft
  • weak
  • willing
  • yielding
  • inexact
  • tolerant
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Recent legislation in California and the EU portends more stringent privacy laws across the globe.
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Despite China’s history of stringent media control, an industry of uninstitutionalized, individual publishers has managed to flourish on social media platforms like Tencent’s WeChat and ByteDance’s Toutiao.
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While the transit agency often has touted its stringent cleaning standards, which include daily and spot disinfecting at stations and on cars and buses, officials have said little about the quality of air onboard.
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There is a more stringent set of requirements for second-draw loans.
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We had to be very stringent with what we bought and what we were eating.
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The league and the NBA Players’ Association met Tuesday to come up with more stringent protocols.
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Upfront commitments are typically most stringent in the fourth quarter.
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Moderna’s vaccine has another, with less stringent cooling requirements.
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The Carlsbad City Council voted 2-2 against the proposal to consider more stringent enforcement policies on businesses that defy coronavirus safety protocols.
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The stringent lockdown in India, which severely dented the economy, seems to be a distant memory for some investors, but the upcoming year could be a struggle.
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WORDS RELATED TO STRINGENT

  • ascetic
  • astringent
  • cold
  • earnest
  • exacting
  • forbidding
  • formal
  • grave
  • grim
  • hard
  • harsh
  • inexorable
  • inflexible
  • obdurate
  • rigid
  • rigorous
  • serious
  • sober
  • solemn
  • somber
  • stern
  • stiff
  • strict
  • stringent
  • unfeeling
  • unrelenting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.