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someone who is strict has definite rules that they expect people to obey completely
strict and giving strong punishments when rules are not obeyed
a stern person, expression, or statement is serious and severe
controlling everything and forcing people to obey strict rules and laws
strict and serious in manner
very strict and severe
stringent rules or conditions are strict and make you achieve high standards
strict or extreme in your beliefs or opinions, and not willing to change them
not allowing you to make mistakes
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a small boat used for racing
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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