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Definition of "rigors" []

  • Plural form of rigor. (noun)

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Use "rigors" in a sentence
  • "Kemp Battle recalled the rigors of college life at a time when he and his classmates were required to "attend prayers long before sunrise" and assemble for Sunday worship "even in bitter cold without fires.""
  • "As he did the push-ups that had helped him restore the use of his injured right arm, he recalled the rigors of OCS at Quantico, Virginia, and a burly gunnery sergeant who had systematically harassed, bullied, and eventually trained the officer candidates in his platoon."
  • "Sickeningly, he uses the word "rigors," in the passage above as if the Africans, my ancestors, branded and shackled to each other, naked and piled on top of each other, up to 400 to a cargo hold, were subjected to something "rigorous.""