The difference was enforcement and the rigor of American led efforts in Iraq and European reticence in Bosnia.
This is the rigor of Wolff's defense of his work: nolo contendere, and the accuser is a temporary resident of a prison.
Yet by equating their engineering with Teutonic rigor the Germans have created the impression of an exclusive proprietary quality.
Bookforum called it “a book of rigor and undeceiving, one worthy of Friedan's tradition.”
“Her compositions exude a rigor and tightness,” said Lori Bookstein, whose Chelsea gallery has represented Malcolm since 2003.
The whole code of his injunctions was subsequently disclosed to the family in all its extent and rigor.
Then I am full of regret for you, because—because I know the rigor of police discipline.
The Baptist had been a scrupulous observer of the law; his strict asceticism vied with the rigor of Pharisaic profession.
It was judged not proper for me to return, considering the rigor of the season.
The flesh had become cold and rigor mortis was beginning to set in.
late 14c., from Old French rigor "strength, hardness" (13c., Modern French rigueur), from Latin rigorem (nominative rigor) "numbness, stiffness, hardness, firmness; roughness, rudeness," from rigere "be stiff" (see rigid).
rigor rig·or (rĭg'ər)
Shivering or trembling, as caused by a chill.
A state of rigidity in living tissues or organs that prevents response to stimuli.