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  • Like Minniver Cheevy, he had been born too late — exactly thirty-six hours too late for the physical well-being of his mother, a gentle, ailing woman who, after a full day and a half’s agony in the rigors of childbirth, was depleted of all resolve to pursue further the argument over the new child’s name.
  • The chaplain was moved almost to tears by the harassed, bedraggled picture the captain presented, and he filled with deference and compassion at the thought of the many severe rigors the poor man had to endure daily.

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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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