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Definition: harshness, severity, rigidness, strictness, rigor, precision

Ils traitent les criminels violents avec la plus grande rigueur - They treat violent criminals with the greatest severity.

J'apprécie sa rigueur morale - I appreciate his moral strictness.

Related: à la rigueur - or even, if need be; rigoureux (adj) - rigorous; rigoureusement (adv) - rigorously

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