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rigorous
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Angels & Demons
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  • Although the guard had undergone rigorous training preparing him for tense situations, he still sensed his pulse rising.
  • Langdon had read many times about the rigorous requirements for becoming one of the elite Swiss Guard.

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  • At seventy-nine years old he had crossed the unspoken threshold beyond which the college no longer trusted one’s health to withstand the rigorous schedule of the papacy.
  • He had not said a word yet, and Langdon sensed a new rigor in the man, as if a turning point had been reached.
  • The rigors, he knew, would last about five seconds.
  • The rigors.

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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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