An authoritative command
Something declared or stated positively, often with no support or attempt at proof.
An administrative act applying or interpreting articles of canon law.
An early, single-barreled, automatic machine gun
A saying that sets forth a general truth and that has gained credit through long use.
A rule or principle prescribing a particular course of action or conduct.
The act of one who says
A short, pithy saying (Ex.: “Brevity is the soul of wit”)
(Logic, Math.) A statement or proposition that needs no proof because its truth is obvious, or one that is accepted as true without proof
An official public proclamation or order issued by authority; decree
A moral implication or moral lesson taught by a fable, event, etc.
A person's word, opinion, assurance, etc.
Any incidental remark
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