Today it is perhaps the most stringently observed of all the manifold commandments in American railroading.
The prohibition was stringently, indeed at one time, ruthlessly, enforced.
Frederick dryly remarked that May's capital was stringently tied up in the hands of trustees, whether she were married or single.
Faithfully and stringently carried out, it might have saved the South.
The constitutionality of the acts was attacked; but they were sustained by the Supreme Court and stringently enforced.
The elk are in danger of becoming extinct if they are not stringently guarded.
I had felt this necessity once before, be it remembered, but never so stringently, so morbidly as now.
Nevertheless the temptation to inflate capital will exist until the device is stringently prohibited by law.
All admit that the unfair competitive methods described in an earlier part of this chapter should be stringently prohibited.
On the other hand, when once such a marriage-contract had been drawn up, its inviolability was stringently secured.
c.1600, "astringent," especially with reference to taste, from Latin stringentem (nominative stringens), present participle of stringere "to compress, contract, bind or draw tight" (see strain). Of regulations, procedures, etc., 1846.