Đồng nghĩa của stringent

Alternative for stringent

Đồng nghĩa: rigorous, tight,

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Making strict requirements
exacting inflexible rigid rigorous strict demanding severe tight tough firm uncompromising binding brassbound cast-iron draconian hard-line harsh stiff acrimonious brick-wall compelling confining convincing drawing dyed-in-the-wool extreme forceful hard hard-nosed ironclad iron-fisted picky poignant powerful rough set stern unpermissive valid hard and fast by the book by the numbers dead set on unbending unyielding fixed obdurate unchangeable austere immutable unsparing inexorable invariable unadaptable unalterable resolute relentless unwavering adamant authoritarian intransigent intractable unrelenting immovable unforgiving unsympathetic undeviating heavy-handed obstinate merciless steadfast determined solid unvarying grim fierce stony cruel unchanging dour ruthless oppressive single-minded indurate unshakeable implacable stubborn adamantine set in stone pitiless bullheaded flinty forbidding uncharitable hard-and-fast hard-boiled ramrod disciplined hard-hearted hardheaded remorseless headstrong unfeeling drastic grave steely callous serious no-nonsense spartan ascetic imperious established hardline definite dogged illiberal stuffy disciplinary pertinacious unmerciful changeless frugal unfriendly incommutable cold unsmiling unpitying gruff solemn abstemious dead set heartless inalterable cold-blooded unswerving diehard unaccommodating inhuman disapproving unmoving louring unappeasable savage staunch lowering intimidating rugged hard-hitting bound hard-core sombre ungentle somber unflinching mean-looking hardened mulish stiff-necked refractory uncaring ossified ferocious astringent tyrannical hard to please locked in stony-hearted self-denying clear-cut incontestable incontrovertible entrenched rooted systematic meticulous scrupulous painstaking locked immoderate tenacious final militant ungiving despotic regimented settled fast determinate onerous ironhanded unsentimental controlled dire cool radical unbreakable inexpugnable unmollifiable unplacatable inescapable iron-handed unpacifiable punishing unmoved stand pat with a heart of stone lacking compassion vindictive cold-hearted hardhearted formidable pressing autocratic desperate pugnacious ineluctable strong forcible not giving an inch two-fisted hard-bitten temperate abstinent disciplinarian resolved absolute browbeating ascetical domineering exact irreversible concrete necessary immobile unmovable compulsory morose sour hard-shelled static incompliant uptight gloomy dismal sullen vicious truculent virulent bound and determined mean business no going back hell bent on like death and taxes closely controlled strictly controlled rigidly enforced dreary surly formal puritanical frowning uncommunicative poker-faced remove tough nut to crack insensitive insensate thick-skinned stonyhearted inhumane stoney affectless slash-and-burn compassionless desensitized take-no-prisoners ironhearted soulless case-hardened pachydermatous hair-shirt self-abnegating self-disciplined writ in stone strait-laced cut-and-dried decided upon complex rule-bound unpersuadable reserved sober stark meager icy frosty unemotional frigid chilly hidebound iron complicated blinkered distant aloof desensitised willful self-willed inconvincible wilful pat opinionated pigheaded perverse self-opinionated Spartan meagre iron-willed glum melancholic crabbed hard-faced dejected bleak ugly sulky saturnine involved bureaucratic officious remote unswayable indomitable uncompliant recalcitrant earnest standing one's ground set in your ways set in one's ways trying perfectionist importunate clamorous tiresome judgmental fussy dictatorial critical overbearing querulous insistent overexacting unmanageable cavilling nagging troublesome exigent difficult unamenable fractious hypercritical sticklerish faultfinding overscrupulous quibbling disparaging needy censuring possessive cavillous hairsplitting unreasonable caviling demeaning carping censorious cynical high-maintenance fault-finding over-rigorous over-strict hard to satisfy over-censorious over-particular over-exacting unmalleable bloody-minded bull-headed deep-dyed long-standing uncooperative inveterate committed explicit balky die-hard unshakable dedicated deep intrenched deep-rooted bred-in-the-bone deep-seated confirmed contrary unfaltering awkward faithful devoted narrow-minded incurable seasoned stalwart true decided cantankerous obstreperous dogmatic froward persistent hard as nails hang tough winner-take-all zero-sum high-stake win-or-lose unbudgeable all-or-nothing categorical set-on one-sided challenging reactionary traditionalist conservative brutal crisp doctrinaire unflexible ultra-conservative unprogressive mortal dug in standing pat do or die sticking to one's guns hold your ground hold the line hold the fort out-and-out sworn deadly bitter blimpish irreconcilable unruly wayward obscene pornographic X-rated wild disobedient ungovernable uncontrollable fogyish stick-in-the-mud conformist undisciplined unwaivering contumacious rebellious restive untoward defiant rock-ribbed rebel recusant insubordinate assertive whole-hearted emphatic chronic habitual constant insoluble thorny unpliable tough nut problematic knotty indocile in earnest decisive dominant purposeful stable certain intent prevailing sure unshaken persevering unqualified perennial lifelong thorough devout going bent positive consistent fiery through and through torrid enduring loyal proved sicker fervent irredeemable vehement unreformable fanatical compulsive well established indelible ineradicable deep-set red-hot thoroughgoing zealous complete hard-shell staid wholehearted impenitent incorrigible ingrained obsessive ardent all-consuming firmly established bona fide card-carrying longtime long-established supreme well-established accustomed unapologetic inured unashamed habituated hard-headed world-weary do-or-die never-failing hell-bent on strong-willed hell-bent upon bent on bent upon through-and-through indurated boorish argumentative fastidious finicky lacking sentiment hard-edged as tough as old boots toughened by experience as hard as nails grumbly disobliging strong-minded irritable finical vexed unpredictable testy hard to handle invidious choosy fiendish captious snappy sensitive ill-natured temperamental crotchety ornery uppity touchy chippy feisty quarrelsome disputative oafish discontented cussed prickly dissatisfied rude bearish crabby thrawn huffy stroppy negative delicate irritating contrarious overcritical wrong-headed impolite opinionative disputatious irascible obstructive particular bolshie ungracious stiffened renitent immalleable durable

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Exact in correspondence or adherence to something
strict accurate exact precise literal meticulous scrupulous careful conscientious fastidious unerring painstaking particular punctilious unwavering faultless rigorous thorough defined judicious unmistakable veridical errorless methodical rigid systematic detailed perfect specific unambiguous certain definitive flawless reliable correct explicit infallible formal pinpoint delicate uncompromising clear-cut error-free finicky fussy picky inflexible choosy persnickety exacting discriminating prim stiff mathematical prissy priggish scientific choosey puritanical sticklerish tough fixed nit-picking nit-picky close faithful true proper right authentic veracious spot-on diligent pedantic genuine nice attentive factual religious regular studious ultra-careful punctual valid laborious on the button assiduous sedulous elaborate bang on definite verbatim fine refined minute just direct heedful undeviating honest truthful good unadulterated legitimate dead-on unvarnished conscionable searching word for word industrious on the money spot on on the nail hairline veritable demanding unembellished distinct undistorted real on the nose bona fide on-target actual credible concrete solid perfectionist hard-working persevering nitpicking finical narrow loving unabridged orderly dependable on the beam on the mark inch-perfect matter-of-fact realistic right on lifelike sharp skilful skillful unquestionable standard straightforward ceremonious sound express official constant exhaustive zealous indubitable unequivocal word-perfect hard unflagging clear pernickety thoroughgoing authoritative so kosher certified complete dinkum categorical dead on on target convincing deft discriminative trustworthy justified word-for-word ultraprecise conventional verisimilar severe simple letter-for-letter busy similar orthodox persistent set established creditable fair well-founded full absolute tied-up active hopping engaged employed working occupied bustling overnice stilted decorous stiff-necked well defined formalistic natural steady tireless determined loyal letter for letter to the letter pure hair-splitting starchy critical upright cautious outright strenuous plugging true to life observant impeccable dedicated appropriate downright certifiable fact-based unmistaken amen echt letter-perfect legit clearly defined high-principled pukka pucka sure-enough normal inerrant blow-by-blow bull's-eye by the numbers by the book without error unswerving resembling calculated measured nominal unremitting keen indisputable uncounterfeited bonafide unfaked sterling well-established up front original unfailing crystal clear ordered controlled earnest identical in depth deliberate line-for-line fussbudget stickler steadfast univocal provident reputable particularized conforming circumspect intensive thoughtful walking on eggs minding p's and q's hanging in heart and soul into hanging tough playing safe literatim regardful concerned surgical determinate decisive individual selfdisciplined discreet chary line for line line by line well organized subtle swotty nailed down on the numbers in-depth utter itemized well-defined going to great lengths straight from the horse's mouth the real McCoy for real based on facts civil seemly overconscientious overscrupulous polite courteous out-and-out textbook unwearied untiring indefatigable microscopic clocklike specialized particularised itemised specialised dainty exquisite nuanced technical total characteristic archetypal representative guileless typical ingenuous archetypical irrefutable undeniable conclusive undisputed unimpeachable unrefuted plain grinding whiz picture-book dead right model unbroken to a T picture-perfect perfected classic whole to a turn polished artless unaffected unmitigated consummate satisfactory unqualified sheer duteous stickling ultra-fine fine-drawn finicking hairsplitting incorrupted finespun winning superior nifty de facto average unpretentious effective undesigning unpretending existent fitting OK good eye admissible unalloyed arrant honest-to-goodness dinky-di real McCoy objective unexaggerated moral acceptable O.K. undoubted sure watertight immaculate solemn righteous stone okay equitable bare prompt timely principled honorable eager beaver unelaborated gospel stark on the right track for sure on track right stuff along the right lines honourable ethical in every respect crossing the t's white-glove dotting the i's historical documentary nonfictional recognized regimented legal traditional documented authorized prescribed logical reasonable true-blue undeceptive right as rain on the ball on the right lines free of error cooking with gas according to Hoyle cut-and-dried black-and-white responsible rational justifiable reasoned defensible warrantable commonsensical firm levelheaded sober defendable warranted commonsense commonsensible sensible informed approved lawful sanctioned accepted apparent ordinary unembroidered written usual verbal high-minded incorruptible vindicable immediate seasonable on time early speedy ceremonialistic ritualistic ritual authorised routine ceremonial recognised on the level as true as I'm sitting here on the line on the up and up as true as I'm standing here like it is dutiful pious upstanding expeditious recurrent in good time on the dot periodic cyclic quick ready balanced well grounded cogent well-grounded veristic not figurative to schedule in time on schedule when expected well timed telling it like it is spot on time under the wire bang on time as it really happened

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Characterized by the use of wit, especially to offend
pungent biting cutting caustic barbed pointed sarcastic scathing sharp acerbic acrimonious keen penetrating piercing acid incisive mordant sardonic stinging trenchant tart acute corrosive telling acidulous astringent bitter devastating poignant rapier-like vitriolic acerb acidic acrid critical mordacious polemic razor-edged satiric satirical scalding smart-aleck smart-alecky smart-mouthed snarky venomous virulent waspish exciting forceful pithy provocative racy salt snappy stimulating witty harsh severe searing fierce savage blistering withering rigorous scorching scornful curt nasty derisive stern austere rough strict exacting wounding vicious cruel hurtful unkind poisonous hard rigid spiteful grim sarky catty strong ferocious acetic tonic unsparing sound smart malicious mocking cynical mean hostile ironical abrasive contemptuous taunting salty brusque disparaging disrespectful sneering scoffing ironic offensive chaffing arrogant snide jeering dry rude backhanded rancorous unfriendly carping truculent brutal hateful derisory irascible saucy needling contumelious scurrilous slashing ridiculing twitting captious ornery churlish weisenheiming evil polemical heartless callous crisp wry belittling irreverent aggressive abusive cussed vindictive powerful extremely critical double-edged peppery snarling squint-eyed disillusioned tongue-in-cheek burlesque corroding burning controversial impertinent unblunted contentious merciless derogatory wise violent unrelenting edged argumentative disputatious pitiless disdainful sadistic snappish snippy testy acetose short unpleasant disapproving bad-tempered ill-tempered ruthless wanton cold-blooded ill-natured vigorous evil-intentioned malevolent sharp-worded angry thoughtless inconsiderate ungracious splenetic malign baleful malignant vengeful pernicious bilious emphatic maleficent malefic all-pervading forthright driving clear cold explicit distinct effective blunt potent unequivocal edgy parodying lampooning humorous spoofing paradoxical spoof farcical bantering clever implausible ridiculous defiant contradictory exaggerated backbiting alert jibing atypical twisted uncomplimentary curious spicy quick-witted crushing Hudibrastic Rabelaisian razor-sharp

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(of a tax or other charge) Extremely high, harsh or severe
punitive harsh severe stiff austere burdensome draconian drastic high cruel demanding savage crippling crushing excessive exorbitant extortionate inflated sky-high swingeing immoderate iniquitous inordinate outrageous prohibitive unreasonable hard tough onerous rigorous punishing difficult arduous oppressive exacting taxing trying challenging gruelling strenuous grievous grueling murderous heavy rough back-breaking uphill exigent tiring stressful rugged toilsome strict laborious grim wearing brutal killing testing extreme draining formidable grinding excruciating weighty sapping backbreaking exhausting herculean hellish killer wearisome moiling hellacious effortful tortuous troublesome harrowing persnickety tall sweaty wearying stern hardhanded ambitious bitter intolerable enervative inhuman searing tedious unrelenting agonizing forbidding tricky fierce fatiguing Herculean Augean pick-and-shovel agonising serious strong relentless pitiless dire steep intense despotic daunting bruising torturous bleak ponderous bad wretched inhospitable comfortless inexorable thorny bothersome painstaking galling spartan unsparing debilitating distressing solemn disturbing superincumbent imperious unbearable painful unpleasant unendurable enervating mighty substantial impossible unfair colossal stretching merciless titanic hefty whopping harmful overburdening very difficult domineering summary ruthless authoritarian tyrannical desperate Draconian forceful radical suppressive repressive heavy-handed iron-fisted arbitrary sombre somber firm rigid stark inflexible uncompromising punitory grave very severe disagreeable awful disastrous sober straitened calamitous biting uncomfortable scabrous discomforting Spartan bare-bones overwhelming insufferable barren hostile desolate hypercritical by the book thorough precise critical careful nit-picking tiresome unforgiving toilful cumbersome operose knackering upstream vigorous intimidating hairy gargantuan pressing unyielding jarring distressful unfriendly shattering time-consuming backbreaker energy-consuming depleting irksome vexatious worrisome inconvenient awkward a nuisance an imposition carking worrying undue overweening towering unconscionable sharp unmerciful hardheaded intractable overdue insane plethoric baroque overextravagant extravagant overmuch headstrong devilish robust great labored laboured exasperating traumatic vexing mean unremitting frustrating no picnic nerve-racking upsetting wicked troubling problematic aggravating tough going hectic maddening pressured fraught terrible annoying pesky pestilent irritating sticky really hard very hard nagging monumental weary infuriating bold niggling nasty murder energetic impressive knotty aggressive plaguy pestiferous pestilential gigantic troublous staggering rowdy prostrating embittering slavish difficile tense grandiose daring perturbing anxious Sisyphean dreadful harassing unsettling lofty rankling concerning ungovernable objectionable drudging immense infernal irking agitating busy elaborate high-impact headache abrasive riling ugly boring unmanageable chafing nettling nettlesome peeving incommodious confounded undisciplined disorderly unjust worksome recalcitrant large-scale wayward high-pressure almighty discouraging puzzling unruly tormenting rebarbative cussed pesty plaguey a stinker of a anxiety-ridden physical powerful huge prodigious searching responsible withering racking chastening thoroughgoing massive unrelaxing strained uncharitable unkind major overtaxing overpowering plodding mammoth dour protracted lengthy hardworking tight large order heavy sledding dogged heroic courageous slow grating provoking displeasing no piece of cake shocking repugnant exerting enraging lamentable deplorable unwelcome antagonizing harrying ominous afflicting disappointing ghastly foul horrible rotten horrid vile audacious hard-won not easy ferocious teasing festering antipathetic appalling atrocious frightful horrendous abominable easier said than done vicious unnerving industrious dicey hazardous torturesome drudgy uphill battle marathon problem like getting blood out of a stone unsatisfying unattractive antagonising dictatorial unrealistic grand intrepid autocratic offensive enough to try the patience of a saint enough to drive you up the wall undemocratic grotty pretentious visionary frantic chaotic improbable ballsy brash idealistic unfeasible insupportable perverse complex complicated tyrannous fiendishly difficult fanciful unreal magnificent active eventful frenzied frenetic lively lousy beastly improper tremendously difficult very challenging unlikely overbearing coercive anti-democratic disquieting discomposing mystifying high-handed peremptory from hell unacceptable egregious importunate turbulent restless far-fetched disheartening gloomy dispiriting ironhanded rough going dismal depressive depressing confining difficult to achieve infestive dangerous alarming damaging messy flustering animated madhouse tireless full tumultuous riotous furious bustling wild problematical bewildering intricate incomprehensible convoluted perplexing baffling confounding beyond bearing not to be borne full on spirited action-packed bumpy raucous a bummer of a disobedient rebellious dysfunctional defiant delinquent socially impaired belligerent willful self-willed naughty badly behaved uncooperative impudent erratic errant hot-tempered disturbed disruptive badly-behaved misbehaving whiny roguish sullen cantankerous undisciplinable loudmouthed contumacious ill-behaved bellicose incorrigible insolent maladjusted rude confrontational combative argumentative malicious ill-disciplined mischievous truculent pugnacious unrestrainable uncontrollable stubborn scrappy uncompliant rascally insubordinate uncontainable peevish petulant indocile

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Able to persuade
persuasive cogent compelling convincing effective forceful telling credible eloquent impressive influential plausible sound strong valid weighty winning conclusive decisive effectual efficacious glib impelling inducing logical moving potent powerful satisfying silky silver-tongued slick smooth-talking smooth-tongued touching actuating alluring assuasive believable convictive efficient energetic enticing forcible inspiring inveigling luring pointed seductive smooth stimulating suasive suasory swaying unctuous wheedling not taking no for an answer authoritative reasonable reasoned unanswerable irresistible coherent well-founded pithy lucid rational steamroller take-charge elemental constraining titanic mighty punchy take-over gutsy punch electric puissant virile powerhouse coming on strong ball of fire articulate inspirational meaningful fluent solid striking stirring clear acceptable motivating motivational expressive reliable rousing smooth-spoken exciting emphatic encouraging incontestable impactful incontrovertible vocal arousing provoking irrefutable satisfactory dynamic well-spoken pertinent significant vigorous unassailable likely probable possible voluble provocative hard-hitting tenable affecting vivid trenchant stimulative authentic well reasoned realistic relevant material triggering undeniable suave fast-talking verisimilar colourable inspiriting spirited uplifting imaginable conceivable incisive emotional facile definitive loquacious enlivening passionate trusty feasible affective creditable categorical quick unmistakable urgent talkative garrulous enthusiastic coercive presumable grandiloquent suggestive refreshing justified aggressive unequivocal inciting unquestionable trustworthy animating dramatic thinkable firm thought-provoking assured soul-stirring revealing within the bounds of possibility faithful able to hold water hard to resist easy ready definite dependable indisputable compulsive urbane insincere important crucial challenging flip graphic pivotal slippery energizing artful graceful certain invigorating exhilarating demonstrative smooth operator vocative hot-air substantial animated communicative swayful masterful galvanizing momentous considerable believeable sensible operative sober consequential impassioned charged justifiable consistent sharp just instigative instigating good electrifying great sustainable presumptive poignant magniloquent capable defensible illuminating well-expressed well-grounded indubitable flattering supportable understandable able awakening direct critical congruent legit viable grounded true workable successful analytic intelligent supposable clear-cut envigorating galvanising piquing energising pragmatic real vehement purposeful unambiguous far-reaching analytical well grounded disputatious imposing bona fide legitimate well-defined interesting marked reassuring orderly systematic methodical vivacious zestful cogitable devastating conspicuous ingratiating sycophantic apposite apt fitting insistent obsequious smarmy well organized conjecturable intelligible salient watertight positive airtight active violent armed fawning in-your-face zappy drastic compulsory admissible authenticating driving sufficient succinct terse oratorical factual comprehensible well-established sincere assertive intense militant pat final validating nicely spoken evident formidable crystalline on the ball appropriate correct warrantable genuine warranted proper fair heartening emotive neat unconditional gripping riveting memorable breathtaking intoxicating disingenuous grand high-powered theatric honest-to-god straight tried colorable aboveboard fiduciary credential hard verifiable dinkum rightful accepted lively exhilarative galvanic thrilling specious unarguable shallow superficial oversimplified flippant simplistic kicky anthemic exalting charming acute obvious intuitive decided undisputed infallible ingenious insightful distinct fair-spoken propelling pukka acknowledged sweet-talking vibrant hearty irrefragable instrumental true to life up front with a ring of truth evocative absolute with the gift of the gab having kissed the Blarney Stone effortless well-versed natural authoritarian resounding histrionical performant mind-blowing mind-bending emotion-charged uncompromising tough guiding serious mind-boggling rip-roaring heart-stopping hair-raising rallying like enough very likely contributory formative beyond doubt beyond question beyond dispute true-to-life carrying conviction hopeful honest frank blunt forthright unsparing one hundred per cent central controlling wordy effusive prompt copious chatty confident verbose self-assured running mellifluous cursive mellifluent declamatory straight-talking condemnatory rationalistic pregnant fateful strongly worded dominant commanding upfront dynamical bullish competent responsible robust monumental argumentative dialectical no holds barred all out pulling no punches revelatory meaning useful not beating about the bush straight from the shoulder indicative right rhetorical fervid fervent well spoken ardent outspoken well expressed sententious facund prudent proven balanced perceptive sane perspicuous deductive commonsensical accurate maintainable defendable confirmed informed arguable astute practical germane determinative levelheaded discerning commonsense contentious polemical vindicable stable consequent commonsensible uncorrupted intellectual kosher attested tested well-reasoned well-advised well thought out well advised dialectic controversial down-to-earth holding water matter-of-fact clear-headed

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Competent or talented
good able adept capable competent gifted masterly proficient quick skilful skilled skillful talented accurate clever dexterous dextrous efficient masterful multiskilled multitalented proper reliable satisfactory suitable useful versed very well virtuoso accomplished balanced consummate crackerjack deadly expert knowledgeable mean nifty polished qualified seasoned trained adroit all-around all-round au fait dead-on deft educated effectual errorless exact experienced first-rate fitted handy master on-target practiced practised precise refined right on schooled serviceable sporting spot-on suited sure-fire sure-handed taught thorough topflight trustworthy tutored veteran well well-rounded workmanlike hardy ace great crack complete compleat professed brilliant savvy excellent professional apt wizard artful fine well versed tasty stellar outstanding wicked first-class smart habile fit sharp superb bravura delicate genius magnificent pro effective slick up to speed impressive supreme marvellous formidable on the ball ingenious superlative marvelous practical learned top-notch exceptional equal a dab hand at elite whiz vet big league out of this world old superior magic demon hot up to it with it up to snuff well-versed dynamite agile strong dazzling splendid equipped versant specialist peerless brainy leading intelligent world-class facile cool hotshot endowed class there smooth adequate nimble-fingered well trained extraordinarily skilled very skilled highly skilled exceptionally skilled immensely skilled highly trained highly qualified wised up tuned in a hand at wonderful terrific tremendous effortless powerful eligible exercised nimble finished awesome familiar hardened long-serving smashing fab certified very good exquisite battle-scarred conversant ready prepared tip-top tested tried brill best exceptionally good remarkable disciplined instructed A1 know the ropes on the beam know one's stuff no slouch knowing the score top-drawer methodic methodical systematic decent employable long-term champion kosher quintessential sensational fabulous fantastic exemplary ultimate perfect happy pitch-perfect mighty virtuosic faultless licensed chartered fluent appropriate handpicked deluxe choice capital redoubtable preeminent transcendent certificated switched-on acquainted well-informed dominant invincible indomitable phenomenal extraordinary drilled phenom sussed hep hip first class artistic star top topnotch distinguished super supremely skilled right fitting time-served leet authorized well up desirable preferable ideal puissant amazing cut out for having a knack for class act shining at clean rounded accustomed sport licenced proved accepted authorised very able sharp as a tack no dummy top-hole admirable astounding up on cunning easy alert knowing bright keen in the know worthy responsible the right stuff knowing one's stuff broken in sufficient neat established mature well suited well qualified adapted crisp astute highly endowed worldly-wise like a pistol having the goods knowing the ropes old hand has what it takes like a one-man band equal to the task having the right stuff having know-how up there green thumb able to perform old-timer nippy know backwards and forwards know one's onions hot tamale sophisticated worldly wise steady weathered long-time old-time inured all around know the answers know one's business know ins and outs know the score from way back knows one's stuff not born yesterday been around wise to ways of the old school canny shrewd informed au courant sly conscious abreast matured adult ripe up-to-date full-fledged quick-witted actual wily developed crafty streetwise grown aware street smart cognizant full-grown up foxy perceptive cagey sharp-witted no stranger to full-blown ripened sensible at home plugged in out-and-out genuine advanced street-smart understanding bona fide across grown-up calculating businesslike apprised fully developed fully fledged real versed in familiar with full-size full-term active working finely judged prompt cute resourceful cognizant of at home with well up in kept posted used to well versed in skilled in proficient in well up on au fait with experienced in clued up genned up au courant with in full bloom tough unbelieving impeccably credentialed prodigious well credentialed habituated productive organized toughened of age rangé credentialed organised of long standing past your prime patriarchal full of years confirmed verified worldly wise been there dynamic ultraefficient well versed well informed having the know-how fully grown feasible fleet prescient senior full knowledgeable about percipient sentient abreast of informed about witting alive comprehending into acquainted with apprehensive in one's prime evolved prime cultured cultivated reasoned considered perfected mellowed consummated aged cured culminated privy omniscient well-read killer useable realizable realisable hyperefficient usable practicable top-shelf perfectly-executed well-executed flawless impeccable posted down appreciative having good hands tuned-in practised in well informed about apprised of full grown full scale full blown clued-up up to date with-it switched on with an understanding of with a knowledge of in the loop fully-fledged devious guileful tricky specialized applied firsthand experient up to speed on plugged into up to date on perfect in genned up on clued up on down with confident empirical specialised sure designing scheming objective hands-on on top of things deceitful existential experiential experimental empiric subtle slippery Machiavellian manipulative duplicitous deceptive in control competent at conversant with confident with inventive pragmatic heuristic non-theoretical factual grounded total well-developed fly imaginative fiendish slim sneaky cagy beguiling dodgy pawky vulpine introduced mindful carny in the field how-to in on insidious dishonest deep at ease with completely developed

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Having or showing passion in the pursuit of a goal
fierce ambitious enterprising aggressive assertive determined driven earnest hungry resolute ardent bold committed competitive eager indefatigable keen motivated steadfast unwavering active aspiring assiduous avid confident desirous diligent dogged dynamic enthusiastic intent relentless ruthless spirited tenacious thirsty tireless uncompromising unfaltering unflagging unremitting unshakeable untiring unyielding zealous cutthroat decisive energetic feisty ferocious obdurate obstinate persistent pertinacious purposeful rigid rigorous sedulous staunch steady sustained undeviating unflinching vigorous assured bloodthirsty forceful industrious inspired militant pioneering progressive pushy stubborn unabated unrelenting brutal bullheaded defiant gladiatorial scrappy warlike hard-driving self-asserting self-assertive single-minded strong-willed can-do cut-throat go-getting self-assured self-confident self-driven self-willed get up and go goal-oriented gung ho self-possessed self-seeking full-blooded hang-tough high-pressure self-starting eager beaver fiercely competitive high-reaching in-your-face iron-willed bound and determined having killer instinct intensely competitive power-hungry power-loving dog-eat-dog go for broke stop at nothing strong insistent firm fanatical intense dedicated bossy vehement domineering emphatic unbending powerful resolved steely audacious commanding bullish passionate strong-minded authoritative dominant tough demanding forward persevering overbearing undaunted obsessed gutsy sure striving pushing plucky thrusting pushful imperious fervent impassioned fervid go-ahead perfervid wholehearted compelling positive bent upon hot persuasive fiery devoted burning fixed unshakable hearty strenuous obsessive unshaken zestful high-powered hopeful decided possessed gritty bent stalwart mettlesome adventurous indomitable unhesitating carnivorous keen as mustard certain dead set like a ball of fire hell-bent on the make two-fisted full of determination desiring success immodest hardline influential convincing potent robust stout effective violent brassy hard-hitting resilient dogmatic assaultive absolute believing in oneself compelled consumed athirst set unbendable immovable hard-nosed upwardly mobile highly motivated excited willing combative imposing raring crazy galvanized adamant serious monomaniacal impelled not backward in coming forward self-respecting inflexible controlling emulous contentious loyal sagacious voracious longing brash fixated compulsive obsessional induced bludgeoning intensive unswerving vying conscientious enthused warmblooded fearless irrepressible faithful courageous hardy brave impulsive guided besetting pushed steered galvanised importunate coercive ebullient daring collected composed competing driving bumptious loud obnoxious presumptuous officious obtrusive hard solicitous wild independent perceptive heroic take charge mean poised intrepid pressurizing warring opposing antagonistic oppositional hardened yearning lively craving offensive pressured stressful difficult forthright provocative outspoken shocking direct desiring interested firm in spirit tough-minded ironclad animated resourceful stout-hearted arrogant urged on pressurising mad keen spoiling for a fight on the warpath ready for action sturdy cocksure overconfident bright-eyed and bushy-tailed self-reliant cocky cool-headed iron full-on not taking no for an answer lusty grim strident sharp-elbowed nervy loudmouthed bitter stony unquenchable furious granite full of oneself extreme antsy sincere rabid devout frenetic afire fanatic itchy ripe zealotic fired fireball gung-ho wild-eyed coming on strong constant studious hard-working bent on focused bound set on focussed settled laborious hardworking sworn dyed-in-the-wool operose out do-or-die patient as keen as mustard valiant hell-bent on hell-bent upon unflappable intransigent painstaking attentive perseverant busy deliberate stanch pumped true exuberant pious itching anxious vivacious true-blue pigheaded agog exhilarated dutiful bustling sprightly persisting stoked pledged impatient thrilled nuts good pleased animate titillated self-motivated appetent ready juiced geeked hepped up hopped-up high-spirited intent on keyed up deep-dyed single-minded about chomping at the bit firm about card-carrying true blue ready and willing raring to go red-hot obsessive about inflexible about fixated on dead set on fanatical about career-focused enduring restless solid hardboiled buckled down headstrong tried-and-true responsible tried inveterate unfailing unswervable radical never-tiring hanging tough purposive involved career-minded implacable self-directed manful careful hellbent bulldog telelogical calculated four-square meticulous warm unmovable indurate stiff inexorable optimistic intending aspirant wannabe would-be budding potential wishful unchanging rock-ribbed thorough exacting punctilious particular meaning business spunky mean business be out for blood playing hard ball nose to the grindstone heedful ball of fire possible prospective likely future absorbed engrossed through and through fast with one's shoulder to the wheel with one's nose to the grindstone engaged pig-headed fascinated passional great employed extremely motivated very motivated rhapsodic aflame nutty wacky concerned tantalized unqualified down-the-line concentrated slogging swotty plugging working plodding out-and-out single-hearted old faithful given over to true to the end hot to trot turnt gone on tantalised bugged zesty greedy champing at the bit gaga full of beans imaginative inventive ingenious wishing expectant endeavoring endeavouring observant concentrating liberal disruptive advanced forward-looking entrepreneurial creative innovative modern original Type A dying entire preoccupied all occupied enrapt exclusive whole undivided enlightened forward-thinking up-and-coming vital engagé attached adherent fast-track high-octane deep alert watchful immersed minding new rising weighty effectual mighty authoritarian ruling go-go successful supreme efficient forcible avant-garde wrapped up out to determined to fixed upon anxious to committed to intending to insistent on fixed on decisive about obsessed with resolved on impatient to resolved to determined on gumptious highly capable in control full of get-up-and-go in the saddle

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Displaying logic and common sense
good logical practical rational sensible analytic analytical cerebral certain circumspect collected commonsense credible deductive discerning enlightened faultless infallible intellectual intelligent justifiable objective perspicacious philosophic plausible ratiocinative realistic reasonable reasoned reasoning reflective sagacious sound synthetic thinking thoughtful trustable unquestionable veracious veridical cogent coherent colorable commonsensible commonsensical confirmed corroborated errorless hard impeccable inerrant informed knowing levelheaded meticulous proven rigorous secure shrewd sincere substantiated sure truthful validated verified accurate calculable careful certified cognitive defendable defensible definite empiric empirical exact explicit judicious maintainable open precise prudent sharp supportable sustainable tenable well-advised well-reasoned well-grounded clear-cut letter-perfect spot-on well-thought-out dead-on on-target valid solid well-founded justified sober just firm wise consequent well reasoned sage astute lucid reliable together well thought out insightful clear perceptive clever systematic politic sapient consistent methodical pragmatic organized well-informed grounded organised well organized level-headed matter-of-fact well advised cool well grounded learned knowledgeable educated dependable acceptable feasible canny savvy articulate viable orderly percipient balanced profound responsible plain understandable down-to-earth advisable sane joined-up no-nonsense farsighted full of common sense all there in one's right mind hard-headed factual congruent comprehensible intelligible well informed relevant supported dispassionate meaningful unemotional straightforward prosaic trustworthy showing great knowledge with great knowledge identified fair cold unimpassioned deliberated equitable regulated unidealistic honest intuitive straight deliberate decent ordered thorough well-organized mathematical straight-thinking scientific erudite well considered strategic tactful smart experienced impartial believable legitimate with both feet on the ground clear-sighted clear-eyed common-sense cogitative contemplative desirable moderate restrained conservative controlled temperate unprejudiced trusty argute scholarly foresighted tactical unexcessive right admissible making sense unbiased standing to reason legit unextreme convincing well-expressed considered well-presented thought-out fair-minded open to reason evenhanded based on good sense weighty authoritative well presented well expressed well-structured well judged telling satisfactory satisfying full of insight recognized flawless watertight correct recognised established orthodox accepted true unassailable thought through right-thinking right-minded holding water holding up standing up holding up in wash got it together discriminating discreet serious-minded mature attentive conversant au courant steady-going having all one's marbles

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Unnatural, artificial or fake in nature
forced artificial false strained affected contrived unnatural wooden feigned simulated stiff insincere laboured fake phoney pseudo stilted assumed bogus hollow mechanical mock overdone overworked phony plastic pretended put-on sham spurious studied unconvincing factitious mannered pretend begrudging binding bound coercive conscripted constrained fakey forcible grudging inflexible labored rigid slave put on self-conscious awkward counterfeit faked imitation ersatz exaggerated fraudulent theatrical actorly fictitious manufactured make-believe cod forged stagy hammy ham heavy melodramatic elaborate faux dummy unreal overripe substitute laborious difficult synthetic ponderous campy pseud meretricious clumsy overwrought unauthentic deceptive inauthentic uneasy not genuine dramatic showy superficial pretentious actressy histrionic overacted tortuous arduous leaden staged stagey camp quasi- so-called snide imitative fabricated mimic man-made over-elaborate over-the-top tortured convoluted posed ornate intricate prolix uncomfortable inelegant ostentatious unspontaneous strenuous improvised specious theatric unrelaxed professed ceremonious misleading hokey ostensible imitated queer avowed imaginary flamboyant apish pirate quasi comic untrue rehearsed overblown over-embellished long-winded complex turgid planned farcical posey not spontaneous animated expressive apparent seeming surface mealymouthed facsimile reproduction replica manipulated far-fetched fixed recherche voulu reserved inhibited guarded manmade derivative counterfeited conceited playacting affectated fraud chemical cast model toy imagined reticent operatic splashy catchy invented concocted overly planned pseudonymous adopted trumped-up wreck wired put unglued uptight tight choked taut farfetched restrained tongue-tied distant embarrassed repressed fallacious invalid overplayed overacting thespian unrestrained adulterine tense phoney-baloney made-up phony-baloney virtual wannabe wrong would-be self-styled purported framed apocryphal deceitful bum ungenuine bent hard put nervous wreck strung out controlled cold cool subdued stand-offish aloof inept weighty hard operose effortful uphill toilsome maladroit without permission without consent in a state precarious arty-farty precious not fluent not real not legit not kosher at end of one's rope alleged simpering genteel highfaluting chichi airish conscious artsy as it were to all intents and purposes insecure unstable hypocritical ungraceful gauche graceless bluffing shammed falsified supposed masked lying impostrous in name only quack charlatan cheating covered concealed dissimulated imposturous fraught shaky pompous barnstorming stuck up gone Hollywood mincing rustic rustical formal emotional show amateur legitimate acting tragic schmaltzy dramaturgic vaudeville dud hoax trick austere punctilious nonconsensual prim rough-hewn not what it is cracked up to be correct proper decorous stuffy priggish starchy icy frigid nice stiff-necked delusory delusive copied deceiving unfounded fishy incorrect erroneous inaccurate unsound mistaken inexact dishonest faulty untruthful supposititious illogical misguided unoriginal illusory off chimerical worthless flawed baseless beguiling deluding imprecise suppositious sophistical pirated without foundation made up plagiaristic derived pinchbeck two-faced mimicked plagiarized Hollywood plant brummagem crock off beam unsubstantiated distorted groundless fictional full of holes fanciful aped nonnatural notional won't fly soft shell ideal fantastic visionary sophistic illegal cooked-up dicey iffy dodgy trumped up off target way out wide of the mark pseudo- mythical plagiarised illusionary crooked unproven fancied knock-off copycat copy casuistic hallucinatory non-existent dissembling truthless counterfactual falsie fictive duplicate fantasied chimeric phantom fantastical fabulous mythic phantasmal imaginal phantasmic bad plausible ill-founded hyped up double-dealing out foundationless unsupported nonvalid in error not accurate not exact askew cooked up devised nugatory ungrounded off base mad reasonless unreasoned representative way off way off beam not working practice trial bootlegged repro unqualified non-natural mimetic miniature echoic glib low-grade low-quality poor-quality shoddy inferior made makeshift constructed machine-made delusional unsatisfactory substandard adulterated duplicated reproduced parodied parroted burlesqued caricatured mocked gingerbread experimental human-made misinformed prepared ostensive semi- nominal illusive near reported engineered Barmecidal whimsical semblant Barmecide knock off lookalike uncorroborated weak economical with the truth mock-up fantasy without basis unwarranted inadequate untenable irrational erratic blue sky pipe dream fantasized dreamed-up dream erring unjustified unreasonable unscientific empty likely captious colorable vain presumable credible probable sophisticated flattering presumptive idle null fluffed illegitimate unreasoning absurd inconsistent inconsequent inconsequential nonrational preposterous off-target misfigured astray wide goofed misconstrued mishandled miscalculated seemingly correct wrongly inferred null and void void nonbinding inoperative not precise out of commission out of line on the wrong track at fault play-play improper unsustainable plausible but wrong apparently right misrepresentative colored not binding fantasised amiss uncollectible coloured underhand awry defective abroad treacherous duplicitous crafty disingenuous guileful wrong number all wet all off sly sneaky cunning untrustworthy scheming perfidious shady sharp Machiavellian subtle slippery foxy mendacious unprincipled unscrupulous tricky fast slim underhanded shifty hollow-hearted rogue double-faced Punic false-hearted insidious rascal roguish designing serpentine oblique slick devious astucious indirect unreliable wily

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Insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way
peremptory imperious dictatorial authoritative autocratic bossy arbitrary high-handed overbearing dogmatic domineering tyrannical authoritarian brusque commanding despotic abrupt brisk imperial magisterial summary arrogant assertive autocratical firm imperative lordly masterful overweening positive tyrannic tyrannous wilful willful emphatic insistent intolerant certain compelling decided definite finished fixed obstinate rigorous severe uncompromising undeniable oppressive harsh draconian dominating officious pushy absolute repressive autarchic undemocratic anti-democratic haughty strict doctrinaire high and mighty totalitarian monocratic iron-handed unyielding illiberal coercive imposing czarist tsarist confident demanding rigid cocky inflexible forceful iron-fisted heavy-handed pushful opinionated pompous tenacious controlling bullish egotistic dominant exigent ruthless self-confident overconfident pressing urgent powerful cruel pontifical lofty stubborn decisive superior proud supercilious importunate bullying stern brutal unlimited cocksure adamant absolutist one-party uncontrolled unjust determined stuffy insolent regnant fascistic downright subjugating dictative Neronian inhuman crying dire clamant burning exacting merciless inexorable tough relentless ironhanded mean self-assured disciplinarian all-powerful masterly assured self-willed impressive ordering aggressive bidding unaccountable unconstitutional single-party sure of oneself strong-willed dystopian overpowering pushing driving czarlike unreasonable patronizing compulsatory obligatory required mandatory compulsory unrestrained crack the whip in driver's seat on your high horse strong unassailable throwing one's weight about dogmatical clamorous crack-the-whip august patronising judicial stately majestic highhanded dignified regal in charge necessitous instant emergent acute critical throwing one's weight around autarchical no joke flat-out straight out absolutistic not backward in coming forward binding overriding throwing weight around no ifs ands or buts persistent unavoidable dogged entrenched unchallengeable narrow-minded unquestionable categorical opinionative unbending self-opinionated opinioned obdurate small-minded prejudiced pigheaded stiff-necked egotistical fanatical unequivocal one-sided bigoted wrong-headed formal bullheaded unrelenting persevering unfaltering overproud presumptuous unwavering resolute patient pertinacious lording it heavy resolved preponderant snotty high-and-mighty uppity ascendant prevalent cavalier disdainful sniffy overwhelming burdensome crushing resounding monotonous reiterative continuous perseverant pitiless murderous trying onerous stiff excruciating rough bitter unfair hard hardhanded punitive rugged grim searing grievous disheartening gloomy backbreaking discouraging weighty sombre hefty dismal depressive troubling dispiriting superincumbent bleak worrying distressing troublesome stressful somber taxing depressing confining headache rough going

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