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rigour

(US), rigor
Maths Logic logical validity or accuracy
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Precision and rhythmic security replaced any generalised 'rhapsodising* and intellectual rigour combined with fantasy produced an exquisitely balanced performance notable for its restraint until the rubato of the famous 18th variation.
It is not so much a matter of pressure, since the candidates chosen by Dr Ryde are clearly able to display a certain intellectual rigour, but more a question of how precisely children benefit from obtaining qualifications at a very early age.
His great strength was that he was able to apply his egalitarian instincts to the demands of intellectual rigour, as reflected succinctly in his memorable quote "Private Affluence and Public Squalor" when emphasising the dangers of the deregulated market.
This is mature music full of emotional power, intellectual rigour and fascinating aural perspectives, especially in its quieter moments.
The name suggests intellectual rigour, clarity of purpose and encapsulates three core propositions of the business exchange project - ambition, structure and openness.
But Dr Goldstein, whose university announced a new threeyear degree in wine studies last week, said: 'What annoys me greatly is this assumption that you can determine the intellectual rigour of a course from its title.
He has flair, intellectual rigour, and real powers of leadership.
It is meant to demand the same intellectual rigour but takes only one year to complete instead of two.
Has Tryst Williams ever investigated fully and with intellectual rigour the claims of the Christian faith that he dismisses as " claptrap .
The Labour Party has at least two obvious candidates for the convention - former Clwyd West MP Gareth Thomas, a keen pro-devolutionist who would bring the intellectual rigour of a practising barrister to bear, and Sue Essex, the popular and highly intelligent former Assembly finance minister.
His admirable ,perhaps brilliant stewardship of the economy confirms his intellectual rigour and reinforces the widely- held belief that Prime Minister Brown would be,at worst, a particularly safe pair of hands.
We are respected worldwide for the exceptional quality of our work and the intellectual rigour and integrity of our people.

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