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rigid

(rĭ′jĭd) [L. rigidus]
Stiff, hard, unyielding.
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The concerned amendments had been edited back to the original "I solemnly swear" a long time ago then what seems to be the issue?The ulema's rigidness over the matter seems increasingly less about Khatam-e-Nabuwat and more about a show of force something that they have unfortunately been successful in displaying.
Nitish Kumar, who has a clean image, could not stand with the rigidness of Tejashwi Yadav to continue in the cabinet and he was left with no choice but to resign himself."
to rein in her sauciness amid the rigidness of the environment she finds herself in.
A low profile locking pin maintains the saw's rigidness.
The Indian rulers should shun their rigidness and accept the ground realities for the better future of entire South Asian region, he maintained.
Do changing the fixation model can improve the rigidness? Bravman et al .
HOW TO WEAR There is no room for fuss with this fabric There is no room for fuss with this fabric (literally), the rigidness lends itself to simple cuts (literally), the rigidness lends itself to simple cuts and straight lines.
Prime Minister Najib Mikati, for his part, hailed House Speaker Nabih Berri as "One who worked for years in consecrating national accord." Mikati also spoke about Taef Accord "as a natural path to strong state governing its people with justice and equality, and setting balance among state's institutions so as to cooperate in harmony and coherence - something that late President Elias Hrawi sought for with strength and rigidness, according to the Premier.
Speaking to FNA here in Tehran on Saturday, Admiral Sayyari said Iran is serious about deployment near the United States' maritime borders and this rigidness has worried the US officials.
But this rigidness seems arbitrary in light of what we now know about McKinley.
"There has been a state of deliberate rigidness - towards the Labor Party and El-Shaab newspaper since 2000, which exposed several cases of corruption in different sectors," said Salah Sadek, a lawyer representing Hussein.
"We don't require a high level of rigidness," he adds.