Stiffened with starch
Not moving or operating easily or freely; resistant:
So formal or high-sounding as to seem pompous, unnatural, or old-fashioned
(Figuratively) As if made of wood, moving awkwardly, unmoving.
Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
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