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Definition

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Maxim

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

Examples

A maxim is a brief expression of a general truth.

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Axiom

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

Examples

He explained the source of the axiom

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