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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Rigid
 
  Rigid as a rock.
            —Anonymous
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  Rigid as if chiselled from stone.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Rigid as a sheet of metal.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  3
  Rigid as the will of Fate.
            —William Cullen Bryant
  4
  About as rigid as a concertina.
            —Joseph Conrad
  5
  Rigid as embodied duty.
            —Alphonse Daudet
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  Rigid as his starched collar.
            —Alphonse Daudet
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  Rigid as stone.
            —James B. Kenyon
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  Rigid as a Greek masque.
            —Brander Matthews
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  Stood rigid, as if in a trance.
            —Justin Huntley McCarthy
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  Rigid as a prison’s blank stone wall.
            —Margaret E. Sangster
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