Example sentences for: stiffer

How can you use “stiffer” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • While the state boards of accountancy have the ability to impose much stiffer sanctions, including revoking a CPA's license to practice in a state, these boards have not exercised this sanction very frequently.

  • How should that money be used--on more informal arrangements or on more day-care centers, on stiffer regulations or on other financial incentives to improve quality?

  • While the exact mechanisms of these changes are not well understood, the effect of strain rate on the stress-strain curves is produced in part by internal viscosity and energy dissipation [ 2 ] . Individually, these properties can be viewed as providing a protective mechanism under many circumstances in that they make the joint stiffer and stronger at high loading rates, at least up to their strength limits.

  • "In most of the counties surrounding Schuylkill County, the penalties given for indirect criminal contempt are much stiffer than those in Schuylkill County," Casey said. "

  • Also, as Gergen and other pundits point out, Bush may have a tough time squaring his own past drug use with his image as a law-and-order tough who supports stiffer sentencing guidelines for convicted drug offenders.

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