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1‘strict observance of the rules’
compliance with, adherence to, conformity to, obedience to, acquiescence in, accordance with, respect for
keeping, obeying, observation, fulfilment of, following, performance, honouring, heeding
archaic abidance by
rite, ritual, ceremony, ceremonial, celebration, practice, service, office, festival, tradition, custom, convention, usage, habit, formality, form
3‘her baby's motionless observance of me’
scrutiny, observation, examination, inspection, watching, viewing, eyeing, looking
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