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 Meanings and Examples of STRICT
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 a.  limiting people‚Äôs freedom to behave as they wish beyond what is usual
 a.  exactly correct
Classic Sentence: (107 in 8 pages)
1  A higher Judge had taken the matter in hand, and Jefferson Hope had been summoned before a tribunal where strict justice would be meted out to him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  But nothing private; no strict biographical facts.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 3
3  Yet so strict were the laws of their society, that no one ventured to appropriate any part of the booty, which was brought into one common mass, to be at the disposal of their leader.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII.
4  Everything went on in pretty good order, strict cleanliness, and strict punctuality; even pretty strict honesty.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
5  Inquiries were set on foot, and strict searches made.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LI
6  She was a benevolent, charitable, good woman, and capable of strong attachments, most correct in her conduct, strict in her notions of decorum, and with manners that were held a standard of good-breeding.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
7  He is so very strict and scrupulous in his notions; over-scrupulous I must say.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
8  He, who had ever boasted of being an Elliot, and whose feelings, as to connection, were only too strict to suit the unfeudal tone of the present day.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15
9  I was very young, and associated only with the young, and we were a thoughtless, gay set, without any strict rules of conduct.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21
10  In front of this was the grand central dance of fifteen or twenty couples, flanked by minor dances of inferior individuals whose gyrations were not always in strict keeping with the tune.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
11  You may know the strict principles of her family.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
12  Nothing was moved before I got there, and strict orders were given that no one should walk upon the paths leading to the house.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
13  At ten o'clock I went round and saw that all the fellows had gone to roost, for I believe in strict training and plenty of sleep to keep a team fit.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
14  These people of the remote future were strict vegetarians, and while I was with them, in spite of some carnal cravings, I had to be frugivorous also.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In IV
15  Tom was like the rest of the respectable boys, in that he envied Huckleberry his gaudy outcast condition, and was under strict orders not to play with him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
Example Sentence: (37 in 3 pages)
16  All members of the association adhere to a strict code of practice.
17  The government has imposed strict censorship on the press.
18  We should increase production and practise strict economy.
19  There are strict security checks on everyone entering the Opera House.
20  Too strict a regulatory system will stifle innovation.
21  The wealthy, self-indulgent young man felt oddly drawn to the strict, ascetic life led by members of some monastic orders.
22  We have very strict rules about what prosecutors can say in impending cases.
23  I doubt whether the results warrant our living under such a strict regimen.
24  He mustn't drink beer; he's in strict training for his next fight.
25  Places are strictly limited, so you should apply as soon as possible.
26  Don't worry, the deal's strictly legit.
27  Development in areas of outstanding natural beauty is strictly controlled.
28  All information will be treated as strictly confidential.
29  Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the factory.
30  Your medical records are strictly confidential.