Difficult Words :

Robust and Rigorous

Difficult Words : Robust and Rigorous

Rigorous (RIG ur us) adj: strict, harsh, severe

To be rigorous is to act with rigor.

Our exercise program was rigorous but effective. After just a few months, our eighteen hours of daily exercise had begun to pay off.

The professor was popular largely because he wasn't very rigorous. There were no tests in his course and only one paper which was optional.

Robust (roh BUST) adj: strong and healthy, vigorous

The hundred-year-old man was still robust. Every morning he ran several miles down to the ocean and jumped in.

The tree we planted last year isn’t looking very robust. Most of the leaves have fallen off and the bark has begun to peel.

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