What is the opposite of lax?

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Adjective
Opposite of not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful
Adjective
Opposite of not bound by rigid standards
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Opposite of not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched
Adjective
Opposite of not bound by rigid standards
“You will abide by my strict rules to maintain absolute cleanliness and hygiene in my household!”
Adjective
Opposite of unrestrained by morality
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Opposite of showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behaviour that one does not necessarily agree with
Adjective
Opposite of not easily aroused to action or work
Adjective
Opposite of not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched
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Opposite of careless or untidy
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(of a person, attitude, or action) Opposite of not showing a proper sense of responsibility
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Opposite of slow to act
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Opposite of irresponsible, defaulting
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(of activity) Opposite of sluggish or slow-moving
“The office and its staff always seem very lively when Friday rolls around.”
Adjective
Opposite of non-interventionist
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Opposite of open-minded
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Opposite of showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements
Adjective
Opposite of not performing a task or function to the best advantage
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Opposite of having or characterized by many transient sexual relationships
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Opposite of done or acting in an indifferent or apathetic manner
“He displays a passionate disposition to saving endangered wildlife.”
Adjective
Opposite of laid back and unhurried
“The frenetic action and strategic nuances of this sport make it exhilarating, yet fascinating.”
Adjective
Opposite of favourable to or respectful of individual rights and freedoms
Adjective
Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
Verb
Opposite of to make less taut or tight
Noun
Opposite of a gastrointestinal disorder characterized by frequent and very fluid or watery bowel movements
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