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Aug
23
2013

rigid

rI jihd

adjective
definition 1:  difficult or impossible to bend; not flexible; stiff.
example:  We’ll need more rigid poles to hold up this larger tent.
example:  The general’s face was rigid with determination.

definition 2:  firmly established and unchanging.
example:  She rebelled against the rigid social conventions of her day.

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