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Definition

1
Axiom

A saying that is widely accepted on its own merits; a general truth (a synonym for a maxim)

Examples

The coach's favorite axiom is about winning, of course.

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Maxim

A saying that is widely accepted on its own merits - a general truth (synonym for axiom)

Examples

The doctrine of sovereign immunity originated with the maxim that the king can do no wrong

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