To see all instances of the word
used in
please enable javascript.

Used in
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • But all of it has learned how to survive under these rigors.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Yet that thought carried its own rigors, hardening him to his purpose.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Jessica imagined herself leaving the rigors of Arrakis for the life of power and security she could know as mother of a royal consort.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She tried to see the desert through his eyes, seeking to encompass all the rigors this planet accepted as commonplace, wondering at the possible futures Paul had glimpsed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She glanced at him, catching the odd tone, but her mind was still on Paul, thinking of the new rigors in his training here, thinking of the differences in his life now—so very different from the life they once had planned for him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Bene Gesserit were well aware that the rigors of such a planet as Arrakis with its totality of desert landscape, its absolute lack of open water, its emphasis on the most primitive necessities for survival, inevitably produces a high proportion of sensitives.  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: a rigorous math class
as in: we follow a rigorous procedure
as in: rigorous enforcement
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.