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Not hollowed out:
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  1. Not hollowed out:
  2. Acting together; unanimous:
  3. Sound; reliable:
Being an airship with a external frame made of rigid parts.
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  1. Being an airship with a external frame made of rigid parts.
  2. Not flexible or pliant; stiff:
  3. Not bending or flexible; stiff and hard
Viscid, coagulated; jelly-like, unusually thick (of a liquid).
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  1. Viscid, coagulated; jelly-like, unusually thick (of a liquid).
(Commerce) Not rising or falling very much; steady
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  1. (Commerce) Not rising or falling very much; steady
  2. Unfluctuating; steady:
  3. Not yielding easily under pressure; solid; hard
Feeling, showing, or causing mental strain; anxious
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  1. Feeling, showing, or causing mental strain; anxious
  2. (Phonet.) Articulated with the jaw and tongue muscles relatively rigid
  3. (Linguistics) Enunciated with taut muscles, as the sound (ē) in keen.
Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
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  1. Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
  2. Not giving in; not bending; stubborn.
  3. Not giving way to pressure; hard or inflexible:
Refusing to change one's attitude, purpose, or principles; immovable:
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  1. Refusing to change one's attitude, purpose, or principles; immovable:
  2. That cannot be bent or curved; stiff; rigid
  3. Not easily bent; stiff or rigid.
(Econ.) Not responding to changes in price
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  1. (Econ.) Not responding to changes in price
  2. Not elastic; inflexible, rigid, unyielding, unadaptable, etc.
  3. (Economics) Of, relating to, or being a good for which changes in price have little effect on the quantity demanded or supplied:
Written or printed rather than stored in electronic media:
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  1. Written or printed rather than stored in electronic media:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Definite; firm:
Confirmed or inveterate, esp. in wrong or immoral behavior; habitual
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  1. Confirmed or inveterate, esp. in wrong or immoral behavior; habitual
  2. Unfeeling or lacking emotion due to experience; callous.
  3. Made or become hard or harder (in various senses)
Of or pertaining to a garment which has had starch applied.
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  1. Of or pertaining to a garment which has had starch applied.
  2. Stiff, formal, rigid; prim and proper.
Made of or resembling stone:
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  1. Made of or resembling stone:
  2. (Slang) Relating to or indulging in the use of marijuana.
  3. Hard
Of, containing, or like starch
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  1. Of, containing, or like starch
  2. Pertaining to a similarly starched personality; not cruel, but filled with rectitudinity.
  3. Pertaining to the quality of fabric starch as applied to fabric; stiff, hard; starched.
Tight; under tension, as in a rope or bow string.
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  1. Tight; under tension, as in a rope or bow string.
  2. Kept in good order; trim:
  3. Marked by the efficient, sparing, or concise use of something, such as language or detail:
  1. Incurred; acquired.
  2. (Not comparable) Arranged by contract; established by agreement.
  3. Made smaller by contraction.
Heavy in form, build, or stature; thickset:
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  1. Heavy in form, build, or stature; thickset:
  2. Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite, usually in the smallest solid dimension; not thin:
  3. Hard to hear or understand, as from being husky or slurred:
Made callous, unfeeling, or stubborn
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  1. Made callous, unfeeling, or stubborn
  2. Hardened; not soft; indurated.
  3. Without sensibility; unfeeling; obdurate.
Done or carried on in an obstinate or doggedly persistent manner
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  1. Done or carried on in an obstinate or doggedly persistent manner
  2. Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort:
  3. Hard to handle, treat, or deal with; intractable
Not easily subdued, ended, etc.
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  1. Not easily subdued, ended, etc.
  2. Difficult to alleviate or cure.
  3. Difficult to manage, control, or treat:
Holding tenaciously or stubbornly to a purpose, opinion, or course of action:
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  1. Holding tenaciously or stubbornly to a purpose, opinion, or course of action:
  2. Holding firmly to some purpose, belief, or action, often stubbornly or obstinately
  3. Hard to get rid of; unyielding; persistent
Not able to react, surprised, shocked.
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  1. Not able to react, surprised, shocked.
  2. Without the power of sensation and motion or feeling; insensible.
  3. Deprived of the power to feel or move normally; benumbed:
Rigid; stiff
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  1. Rigid; stiff
  2. Firm; resolute
  3. Aloof and often antisocial; extremely reserved:
Clumsy and awkward; ungainly.
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  1. Clumsy and awkward; ungainly.
  2. Made of wood.
  3. Stiff and unnatural; without spirit:
Resembling steel, as in color or hardness:
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  1. Resembling steel, as in color or hardness:
  2. Of or like steel, as in hardness
  3. Having qualities resembling those of steel, especially hard and resolute.
Not capable of being spent, transferred, sold, etc., as a result of legal action
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  1. Not capable of being spent, transferred, sold, etc., as a result of legal action
  2. Immobile, as from pain or inflammation. Used of a joint:
  3. Impossible to withdraw, sell, or liquidate:
Having a high melting point. Ceramics that are made from clay and minerals are often refractory, as are metal oxides and carbides. Refractory materials are often used as liners in furnaces.
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  1. Having a high melting point. Ceramics that are made from clay and minerals are often refractory, as are metal oxides and carbides. Refractory materials are often used as liners in furnaces.
  2. Resistant to heat; hard to melt or work
  3. Hard to manage; stubborn; obstinate
Difficult to move or use; unwieldy.
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  1. Difficult to move or use; unwieldy.
  2. Lacking grace or ease of movement or form; clumsy.
  3. Awkward; clumsy
(Colloquial, nonstandard) Not graceful; lacking grace.
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  1. (Colloquial, nonstandard) Not graceful; lacking grace.
Not in accordance with what usually occurs in nature:
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  1. Not in accordance with what usually occurs in nature:
  2. Not included in nature; artificial:
  3. Brutal or unfeeling:
Harsh, severe, or demanding:
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  1. Harsh, severe, or demanding:
  2. Characterized by or adhering to strict standards or methods; exacting and thorough:
  3. Rigidly precise; thoroughly accurate or exact
Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
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  1. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
  2. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
  3. Characterized by strict adherence to standards or rules:
Rigorous in the imposition of discipline:
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  1. Rigorous in the imposition of discipline:
  2. Carefully maintained or observed:
  3. Not loose or vague; exact or precise:
Done or carried on in an obstinate or doggedly persistent manner
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  1. Done or carried on in an obstinate or doggedly persistent manner
  2. Characterized by a refusal to change one's mind or course of action; dogged or persistent:
  3. Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort:
That cannot be changed; fixed; unalterable
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  1. That cannot be changed; fixed; unalterable
  2. Refusing to change one's attitude, purpose, or principles; immovable:
  3. That cannot be bent or curved; stiff; rigid
Determined not to follow orders, advice, etc. but to do as one pleases
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  1. Determined not to follow orders, advice, etc. but to do as one pleases
  2. Showing such determination
  3. Determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want.
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
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  1. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Definite; firm:
Having great control or authority:
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  1. Having great control or authority:
  2. Effective or powerful in action, as a drug or drink
  3. Able to achieve and maintain an erection that allows for sexual intercourse. Used of a male.
(Mining) Large; capacious; said of veins of ore.
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  1. (Mining) Large; capacious; said of veins of ore.
  2. Effective or potent:
  3. Having much power; strong or influential
Using much energy; strenuous
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  1. Using much energy; strenuous
  2. Difficult to do; laborious; onerous
  3. Hard to traverse, climb, or surmount.
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
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  1. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Stern, strict, or demanding:
Marked by or requiring long, hard work:
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  1. Marked by or requiring long, hard work:
  2. Mentally difficult; painstaking
  3. Involving or calling for much hard work; difficult
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