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rigour

rigour

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Noun

rigour (plural rigours)

  1. Severity or strictness.
  2. A trembling or shivering response.
  3. Character of being unyielding or inflexible.
  4. Shrewd questioning.
  5. Higher level of difficulty.
  6. (Britain, slang) Misspelling of rigor. An abbreviated form of rigour mortis.

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  • rigour in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • rigour in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911