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rigorous
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • This bore some resemblance to incipient rigour, and was accompanied by a marked sinking of the pulse.
  • The night, however, was far gone into the morning—the morning, black as it was, was nearly ripe for the conception of the day—the inmates of my house were locked in the most rigorous hours of slumber; and I determined, flushed as I was with hope and triumph, to venture in my new shape as far as to my bedroom.

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as in: we follow a rigorous procedure Define
thorough and careful procedures
as in: a rigorous math class Define
difficult and demanding
as in: rigorous enforcement Define
strict when enforcing rules
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