rigidly

All Adverb
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  • So your perfect room must not be kept too rigidly in one style. Cited from The Art of Interior Decoration, by Grace Wood
  • Before she had time to make certain, a sound brought her rigidly to her feet. Cited from The Sheriff's Son, by William MacLeod Raine
  • As if he knew that he was on his trial, he stood rigidly before her. Cited from The Divine Fire, by May Sinclair
  • She was once more standing rigidly by her tree, unable to move or speak. Cited from The Furnace of Gold, by Philip Verrill Mighels
  • They rigidly control what their people hear and see so that they can control what they think and feel.
  • I set aside a purpose that must still be rigidly held, for you. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 77, March, 1864, by Various
  • For a few minutes he stood rigidly still, as if in a dream. Cited from Glen of the High North, by H. A. Cody
  • They do not give the impression of ever having been rigidly regular.
  • The lower wing was generally similar, though much smaller and rigidly mounted.
  • While not rigidly scientific, that is close enough for you and me. Cited from Spacehounds of IPC, by Edward Elmer Smith
  • On fish-days, then rigidly observed, of course they bought fish instead of meat. Cited from All's Well, by Emily Sarah Holt
  • His rights were as rigidly defined by custom as those of his lord. Cited from History of the English People, Volume I (of 8), by John Richard Green
  • He was standing rigidly still now, as if afraid to move for fear of breaking down. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Honor held herself rigidly to the task of seeing them off. Cited from Play the Game!, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • For that reason he kept his plans rigidly to himself. Cited from The Happy Family, by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  • You know how rigidly they rule the House and gag men like you. Cited from Theft, by Jack London
  • Yet his jaw was only set the more rigidly, as he left the office. Cited from The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him, by Ford
  • A score were gathered about a flag rigidly held by a dead man. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. II, by Ambrose Bierce
  • Since we first made his acquaintance, he has kept on rigidly. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. V, Jan, 1864, Number I, by Various
  • She kept her face rigidly turned over his shoulder. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
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Synonyms of rigidly

Meaning of rigidly

  • adverb In a rigid manner
    the body was rigidly erect, he sat bolt upright