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rigid

rig·id

rigid

 
 
pronunciation:
rI jihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: difficult or impossible to bend; stiff.
We'll need a more rigid pole to hold up this big tent.The muscles in her face were rigid with anger.
synonyms:
hard, inflexible, stiff
antonyms:
elastic, plastic, supple
similar words:
firm, solid, tough
definition 2: firmly in place; not changing.
She was bored by the rigid schedule of the summer camp.My aunt set rigid rules for my cousins.
synonyms:
fixed, inflexible, set
similar words:
firm, narrow
derivations: rigidly (adv.), rigidity (n.), rigidness (n.)
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The word rigid contains the following part:
rig2 Latin root that means stiff, rigid
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