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rigid

(rĭ′jĭd) [L. rigidus]
Stiff, hard, unyielding.
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HSBC Holdings' European economist, Fabio Balboni, said, 'With new elections in Spain and the rise of anti-austerity and eurosceptic parties across the eurozone, EU policy-makers will be wary of the possible political consequences of implementing the rules too rigidly. A little more austerity put on the table by the governments is likely to do the job.'
It seems to be true that Pope John Paul II wanted bishops and the laity to toe his line, but the editorial seems to me to have rigidly drawn borders, merciless and vituperative in its judgment of the past pope.
Rigidly Disengaged Versus Flexibly Connected Familiness and Stabilizing/Enriching Processes
Blackpool have missed out on several players after chairman Karl Oyston stuck rigidly to their pounds 10,000-a-week wage ceiling.
Having driven here for 12 years, coming from a country where they enforce laws rigidly, it does not happen here.
His unselfishness and rigidly principled constitution should be lauded.
All a future government needs to do is rigidly enforce a maximum interest rate and put a sum, modest by government standards, into credit unions.
Boonin is chair-elect of the Wage & Hour Defense Institute (WHDI) of the Litigation Counsel of America, comprised of rigidly selected and experienced wage and hour defense attorneys from across the United States.
If this was happening in a pub the law would be rigidly policed.
But I wouldn't stick too rigidly to your blue and cream scheme - it may become a bit too overpowering.
But it is believed political pressure had been applied to ensure planning guidelines should not be imposed so rigidly and investment in such a deprived area be welcomed.
The new system uses an electric stepper motor with optical encoder, a rigidly mounted booster, in-line load cell for precise welding force, and a linear ball-screw actuator.