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rigid
 a.  stiff and unyielding; strict; hard and unbending; not flexible
Classic Sentence: (84 in 6 pages)
1  On his rigid face there stood an expression of horror, and as it seemed to me, of hatred, such as I have never seen upon human features.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
2  He was quite dead, and had been for some time, for his limbs were rigid and cold.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
3  The unfortunate creature's tongue seemed hardly to have been moistened in it before it gave a convulsive shiver in every limb, and lay as rigid and lifeless as if it had been struck by lightning.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
4  It would only have been rigid justice if I had done so, but I could not bring myself to do it.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
5  His tail had grown rigid and twitched sharply from side to side, a sign in him of intense mental activity.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
6  He paced up and down without a word, his tail rigid and twitching.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
7  A too rigid equality in rations, Squealer explained, would have been contrary to the principles of Animalism.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
8  Bounderby, this is a case for rigid training, and I shall observe it with interest.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
9  He stopped the engine and sat rigid with anger.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
10  The tone of forced gaiety in which the last words were spoken, seemed to produce a deeper impression on Sikes than the wild and rigid look which had preceded them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
11  'I'm only sixty-one,' said Mr. Grimwig, with the same rigid face.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
12  How Anne's more rigid requisitions might have been taken is of little consequence.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 2
13  While he darned the stocking his face became rigid with thought.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
14  No sooner had Yeobright gone from his mother's house than her face changed its rigid aspect for one of blank despair.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
15  His chin was cocked upward and his eyes were fixed in a dreadful, rigid stare at the corner of the ceiling.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  He was in his after-dinner mood; more genial and also more self-indulgent than the frigid and rigid temper of the morning.
2  In remodeling the bathroom, we have replaced all the old, rigid lead pipes with new, pliable copper tubing.
3  Without integration, we are stuck in rigid, inflexible states and to face chaotic feeling or thought.
4  The caste refers to social system based on rigid distinctions of birth, rank, and wealth.
5  He was, in short, in his after-dinner mood; more expanded and genial, and also more self - indulgent than the frigid and rigid temper of the morning.
6  Finally, the fifth item mentioned by the apologist is the rigid monotheism which stamps the whole volume.
7  The cell walls of plants are of a fairly rigid structure.
8  Several colleges in our study have rigid rules about student conduct.
9  She maintained rigid control over her emotional and sexual life.
10  The authorities moved him to the less rigid regime of an open prison.
11  When the preacher held her nose and dunked her, she went completely rigid.
12  He maintains a rigidly right-wing political stance.
13  The company's structure is rigidly hierarchical.
14  With such a supple, sensitive and compassionate mind, rigidity is something you need never worry about.
15  Wood is a composite material, its fibres are embedded in a matrix of lignin, an organic polymer that provides woody plants with their rigidity.