The stock market is not going to push Republicans to abandon their rigid no-revenue approach to resolving the sequester.
Still, Holder sent some early signals that he intended to challenge the rigid sentencing policies.
To the court, quotas were rigid and ran a much greater risk of being locked into place indefinitely.
Mother Church can be rigid, but at times—bless her—she can think like a $700-an-hour K Street lawyer.
The rigid establishment was being overthrown – in politics and the church – and something new in activism was being caffeinated.
There's no rigid line of demarcation between insanity and hysteria.
The rigid lines of black that crossed it were bars—prison bars.
This rigid observance fell with special force and restriction on children.
He pointed to the rigid form of the dead man, lying there so very near them.
Perhaps a slight visionariness of speculation was no less the attribute of Mrs. Mill than an absence of rigid logical principles.
early 15c., from Latin rigidus "hard, stiff, rough, severe," from rigere "be stiff," from PIE *reig- "stretch (tight), bind tightly, make fast" (cf. Old Irish riag "torture," Middle High German ric "band, string"). Related: Rigidly.