RIGOROUS

rigorous

1. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"

2. used of circumstances (especially weather) that cause suffering; "brutal weather"; "northern winters can be cruel"; "a cruel world"; "a harsh climate"; "a rigorous climate"; "unkind winters"

3. rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"

Similar words to 'rigorous'

1. demanding

2. exact

3. hard


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