rigour

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Noun[change]

Singular
rigour

Plural
rigours

  1. Rigour is to be very strict and keep to the rules, even to the point of being cruel or harsh.
    The army demands a lot of rigour in training new recruits.
  2. Rigour is something that is difficult and you would suffer to complete.
    She did not enjoy the rigour of giving birth.

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