sententious+precept

  • 1 precept — Synonyms and related words: a belief, adage, ana, analects, aphorism, apophthegm, apothegm, article of faith, axiom, behest, bench warrant, bidding, byword, canon, capias, catchword, caveat, charge, code, collected sayings, commandment, current… …

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  • 2 precept — n 1. canon, rubric, guideline, working principle, guiding principle; unwritten law, common law, lex non scripta; ethical code, code of honor, corpus juris, code; ordinance, decree, edict, Law. writ, rescript, assize; dictate, dictum, order,… …

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  • 3 Apophthegm — Apothegm Ap o*thegm, Apophthegm Ap oph*thegm, n. [Gr. apo fqegma thing uttered, apothegm, from apofqe ggesqai to speak out; apo from + fqe ggesqai to speak.] A short, pithy, and instructive saying; a terse remark, conveying some important truth;… …

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  • 4 Apothegm — Ap o*thegm, Apophthegm Ap oph*thegm, n. [Gr. apo fqegma thing uttered, apothegm, from apofqe ggesqai to speak out; apo from + fqe ggesqai to speak.] A short, pithy, and instructive saying; a terse remark, conveying some important truth; a… …

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  • 5 adage — n. Proverb, saying, saw, dictum, aphorism, apothegm, maxim, by word, sententious precept …

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  • 6 aphorism — n. Maxim, adage, proverb, saying, dictum, saw, apothegm, byword, sententious precept …

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  • 7 apothegm — n. Maxim, saying, dictum, saw, proverb, aphorism, byword, sententious precept. See adage …

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  • 8 byword — n. 1. Saying, saw, maxim, adage, proverb, aphorism, apothegm, dictum, sententious precept. 2. Object of contempt, mark for scorn. 3. Slang, cant term …

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  • 9 maxim — n. Proverb, saying, saw, adage, aphorism, apothegm, dictum, by word, sententious precept, axiom …

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  • 10 saw — n. Saying, maxim, adage, proverb, aphorism, apothegm, dictum, by word, sententious precept, axiom …

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  • 11 saying — n. 1. Expression, observation, remark, declaration, statement, speech. 2. Proverb, saw, maxim, aphorism, adage, apothegm, dictum, by word, sententious precept …

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  • 12 maxim — I noun adage, aphorism, aphoristic expression, axiom, byword, canon, established principle, expression, gnomic saying, moralism, pithy saying, postulate, praeceptum, precept, principium, principle, proverb, proverbial saying, regula, rule, sage… …

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  • 13 adage — Synonyms and related words: ana, analects, aphorism, apothegm, axiom, byword, catchword, collected sayings, current saying, dictate, dictum, distich, epigram, expression, gnome, golden saying, maxim, moral, mot, motto, oracle, phrase, pithy… …

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  • 14 ana — Synonyms and related words: Festschrift, adage, album, analects, anthology, aphorism, apothegm, aquarium, archives, axiom, beauties, biographical material, biographical records, body, byword, canon, catchword, chrestomathy, clippings, collectanea …

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  • 15 analects — Synonyms and related words: Festschrift, adage, album, ana, anthology, aphorism, apothegm, axiom, beauties, byword, canon, catchword, chrestomathy, clippings, collectanea, collected sayings, collected works, collection, compilation, complete… …

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  • 16 aphorism — Synonyms and related words: abridgment, adage, ana, analects, apothegm, axiom, bon mot, boutade, bright idea, bright thought, brilliant idea, brocard, byword, catchword, collected sayings, conceit, crack, current saying, dictate, dictum, distich …

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  • 17 apothegm — Synonyms and related words: adage, ana, analects, aphorism, axiom, bon mot, boutade, bright idea, bright thought, brilliant idea, brocard, byword, catchword, collected sayings, conceit, crack, current saying, dictate, dictum, distich, epigram,… …

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  • 18 axiom — Synonyms and related words: a belief, a priori principle, a priori truth, absolute fact, accepted fact, actual fact, adage, admitted fact, affirmation, ana, analects, aphorism, apothegm, apriorism, article of faith, assertion, assumed position,… …

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  • 19 byword — Synonyms and related words: adage, ana, analects, aphorism, apophthegm, apothegm, appellation, appellative, axiom, binomen, binomial name, burning shame, butt, byname, byword of reproach, catch phrase, catchword, cliche, cognomen, collected… …

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  • 20 catchword — Synonyms and related words: acknowledgments, adage, ana, analects, aphorism, apothegm, axiom, back, back matter, bastard title, battle cry, bibliography, bugle call, byword, call to arms, call up, catch line, catch phrase, clarion, clarion call,… …

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