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Of, relating to, involving, belonging to or concerning a doctrine.
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  1. Of, relating to, involving, belonging to or concerning a doctrine.
  1. Absolute; having no exception
  2. According to or using categories:
  3. Without qualifications or conditions; absolute; positive; direct; explicit
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  1. According to recognised or orthodox rules.
  2. Stated or used in the most basic and straightforwardly applicable manner.
  3. Conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure.
Not to be altered; immutable:
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  1. Not to be altered; immutable:
  2. Not changeable; incapable of being changed or of changing; immutable.
That cannot be avoided or evaded; certain to happen
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  1. That cannot be avoided or evaded; certain to happen
  2. Invariably occurring or appearing; predictable:
Unyielding in principle, purpose, or adherence; steadfast.
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  1. Unyielding in principle, purpose, or adherence; steadfast.
  2. That cannot be moved; firmly fixed; not capable of movement
  3. (Law) Of or relating to things, such as trees and buildings, attached to real property:
  1. Not elaborated upon, undescribed.
  2. Not modified by conditions or reservations; absolute:
  3. Lacking the necessary or desirable qualifications; not fit
Continuing without interruption; perpetual:
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  1. Continuing without interruption; perpetual:
  2. Without beginning or end; existing through all time; everlasting
  3. Forever the same; always true or valid; unchanging
Characterized by or displaying certainty, acceptance, or affirmation:
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  1. Characterized by or displaying certainty, acceptance, or affirmation:
  2. Explicitly or openly expressed or laid down:
  3. (Informal) Utter; absolute:
Having or arising from authority; official:
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  1. Having or arising from authority; official:
  2. Asserting authority; fond of giving orders; dictatorial
  3. Highly accurate or definitive; treated or worthy of treatment as a scholarly authority
Characterized by, based on, or constituting a system:
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  1. Characterized by, based on, or constituting a system:
  2. Made or arranged according to a system, method, or plan; regular; orderly
  3. Working or done in a step-by-step manner; methodical:
Adhering to the Christian faith as expressed in the early Christian ecumenical creeds.
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  1. Adhering to the Christian faith as expressed in the early Christian ecumenical creeds.
  2. Of or relating to Orthodox Judaism.
  3. Conforming to the usual beliefs or established doctrines, as in religion or politics; approved or conventional [orthodox ideas]
Having the outward appearance but lacking in substance:
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  1. Having the outward appearance but lacking in substance:
  2. Being or relating to essential form or constitution:
  3. Characterized by technical or polysyllabic vocabulary, complex sentence structure, and explicit transitions; not colloquial or informal:
With the authority derived from one's office or position:
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  1. With the authority derived from one's office or position:
Having the pomp, dignity, or dogmatism of a pontiff; sometimes, specif., arrogant or haughty
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  1. Having the pomp, dignity, or dogmatism of a pontiff; sometimes, specif., arrogant or haughty
  2. Pompously dogmatic or self-important; pretentious.
  3. Relating to, characteristic of, or suitable for a pontiff.
(Gram.) Designating or of the mood of a verb that expresses a command, strong request, or exhortation
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  1. (Gram.) Designating or of the mood of a verb that expresses a command, strong request, or exhortation
  2. Necessary or urgent:
  3. Having the nature of, or indicating, power or authority; commanding
Intolerantly positive or assured; imperious
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  1. Intolerantly positive or assured; imperious
  2. Subject to no further debate or dispute; final and unassailable:
  3. Final; conclusive; positive; incontrovertible. In a jury selection, each side is permitted a certain number of peremptory challenges for which no explanation is necessary. A peremptory trial date may be set so as to assure a speedy trial. Final; conclusive; positive; incontrovertible. In a jury selection, each side is permitted a certain number of peremptory challenges for which no explanation is necessary. A peremptory trial date may be set so as to assure a speedy trial.
Tending to theorize; speculative
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  1. Tending to theorize; speculative
  2. Studying or working to develop theory.
  3. Restricted to theory; not practical or applied:
Of or like an axiom
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  1. Of or like an axiom
  2. Evident without proof or argument.
  3. (Informal) Obvious.
  1. Not missing the target.
  2. Free from error
  3. Committing no mistakes; consistently accurate.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a dictator or dictatorship; autocratic.
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  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a dictator or dictatorship; autocratic.
  2. Of, like, or characteristic of a dictator; tyrannical; domineering
  3. In the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others
Stubbornly adhering to a doctrine or theory
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  1. Stubbornly adhering to a doctrine or theory
  2. Stubbornly holding on to an idea without concern for practicalities or reality.
  3. Relating to, adhering to, or insisting upon a doctrine or theory without regard to practical considerations or problems.
Holding unreasonably or obstinately to one's own opinions
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  1. Holding unreasonably or obstinately to one's own opinions
  2. Having very strong opinions.
  3. Holding stubbornly and often unreasonably to one's own opinions.
(Law) Relating to a decision made by a court or legislature that lacks a grounding in law or fact:
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  1. (Law) Relating to a decision made by a court or legislature that lacks a grounding in law or fact:
  2. Determined or founded on individual discretion, especially when based on one’s opinion, judgment, or prejudice, rather than on fixed rules, procedures, or law. See also abuse of discretion.
  3. Absolute; despotic; completely unreasonable; lacking any rational basis. This type of decision is often called arbitrary and capricious.
Acting in a dictatorial manner; arrogant; domineering
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  1. Acting in a dictatorial manner; arrogant; domineering
  2. Overly bossy, domineering, or arrogant.
  3. Overwhelming in power or significance; predominant:
Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance.
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  1. Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance.
  2. Full of or due to unwarranted pride and self-importance; overbearing; haughty
  3. Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others:
  1. Egoistical.
  2. Tending to talk excessively about oneself.
  3. Believing oneself to be better and more important than others.
Being or characteristic of a bigot:
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  1. Being or characteristic of a bigot:
  2. Being a bigot; biased; strongly prejudiced; forming opinions without just cause.
Unreasonably enthusiastic; overly zealous
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  1. Unreasonably enthusiastic; overly zealous
  2. Having an extreme, irrational zeal or enthusiasm for a specific cause
  3. Possessed with or motivated by excessive, irrational zeal.
Unwilling to tolerate differences in opinions, practices, or beliefs, especially religious beliefs.
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  1. Unwilling to tolerate differences in opinions, practices, or beliefs, especially religious beliefs.
  2. Not tolerant; close-minded about new or different ideas. indisposed to tolerate contrary opinions or beliefs; impatient of dissent or opposition; denying or refusing the right of private opinion or choice in others; inclined to persecute or suppress dissent.
  3. Not tolerant; unwilling to tolerate others' opinions, beliefs, etc. or persons of other races, background, etc.; bigoted; illiberal
Urgent; imperative
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  1. Urgent; imperative
  2. Overbearing, arrogant, domineering, etc.
  3. Urgent; pressing:
Of or suitable for a magistrate or master
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  1. Of or suitable for a magistrate or master
  2. Sedately dignified in appearance or manner:
  3. Showing or having the skill or knowledge of a master; expert
  1. Overbearing, dictatorial or authoritarian
  2. Arrogant; overbearing; tyrannical
  3. Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
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  1. Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
  2. Believing in, relating to, characterized by, or enforcing unquestioning obedience to authority, as that of a dictator, rather than individual freedom of judgment and action
Having to do with or celebrated by a bishop or other high-ranking prelate
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  1. Having to do with or celebrated by a bishop or other high-ranking prelate
  2. Having the pomp, dignity, or dogmatism of a pontiff; sometimes, specif., arrogant or haughty
  3. Relating to, characteristic of, or suitable for a pontiff.
(Biology) Indicating or characterized by response or motion toward the source of a stimulus, such as light:
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  1. (Biology) Indicating or characterized by response or motion toward the source of a stimulus, such as light:
  2. Explicitly or openly expressed or laid down:
  3. (Informal) Utter; absolute:
(Law) Barring further action, debate, question, etc.; final; absolute; decisive
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  1. (Law) Barring further action, debate, question, etc.; final; absolute; decisive
  2. That cannot be denied, changed, delayed, opposed, etc., as a command
  3. Final; conclusive; positive; incontrovertible. In a jury selection, each side is permitted a certain number of peremptory challenges for which no explanation is necessary. A peremptory trial date may be set so as to assure a speedy trial. Final; conclusive; positive; incontrovertible. In a jury selection, each side is permitted a certain number of peremptory challenges for which no explanation is necessary. A peremptory trial date may be set so as to assure a speedy trial.
  1. Prophetic, foretelling the future.
  2. Enigmatic; obscure.
  3. Like an oracle; wise, prophetic, mysterious, etc.
  1. (Comparable) Despotic, oppressive or authoritarian.
  2. Characteristic of a tyrant or tyranny; despotic and oppressive:
  3. Harsh, cruel, unjust, oppressive, etc.
Of or pertaining to a despot or tyrant.
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  1. Of or pertaining to a despot or tyrant.
  2. Acting or ruling as a despot, tyrannical.
  3. Of or like a despot; autocratic; tyrannical
Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
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  1. Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
  2. Not easily subdued, ended, etc.
  3. Difficult to manage, control, or treat:
Assured; certain
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  1. Assured; certain
  2. Feeling or showing certainty, as of success:
  3. Feeling or showing confidence in oneself; self-assured:
Absolute; thoroughgoing
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  1. Absolute; thoroughgoing
  2. Complete; absolute; utter.
  3. Using plain direct language; accustomed to express opinions directly and bluntly; blunt.
Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous:
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  1. Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous:
  2. Unambiguous; without equivocation or ambiguity; singularly clear, unmistakable, or unquestionable
  3. (Possibly dated) Without equal, matchless.
(Botany) Of a fixed number usually less than 20, as certain floral organs, especially stamens.
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  1. (Botany) Of a fixed number usually less than 20, as certain floral organs, especially stamens.
  2. Readily distinguished or certain:
  3. Clearly defined; explicitly precise:
Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort:
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  1. Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort:
  2. Done or carried on in an obstinate or doggedly persistent manner
  3. Characterized by a refusal to change one's mind or course of action; dogged or persistent:
  1. Decided; resolute, possessing much determination.
  2. Decided or resolved:
  3. Marked by or showing determination; resolute:
Belonging to set of English tense forms comprising the auxiliary verb do + an infinitive without to
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  1. Belonging to set of English tense forms comprising the auxiliary verb do + an infinitive without to
  2. Forceful and definite in expression or action.
  3. (Gram.) Designating or of a present tense or past tense in which a form of do is used as an auxiliary for emphasis (Ex.: I do care, we did go)
Firm in asserting a demand or an opinion; unyielding.
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  1. Firm in asserting a demand or an opinion; unyielding.
  2. Repetitive and persistent:
  3. Insisting or demanding; persistent in demands or assertions
Hardened against feeling; hardhearted:
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  1. Hardened against feeling; hardhearted:
  2. Not changing in response to argument or other influence; obstinate or intractable:
  3. Not easily moved to pity or sympathy; hardhearted
Intolerant of the beliefs and opinions of others; stubbornly unreceptive to new ideas.
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  1. Intolerant of the beliefs and opinions of others; stubbornly unreceptive to new ideas.
  2. Alternative form of close-minded.
Lacking tolerance, breadth of view, or sympathy; petty.
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  1. Lacking tolerance, breadth of view, or sympathy; petty.
  2. Alternative spelling of narrow-minded.
  3. Limited in outlook or lacking in tolerance; not open-minded; bigoted, prejudiced, etc.
Having an obstinately (persistently, stubbornly) perverse/erroneous opinion or judgement.
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  1. Having an obstinately (persistently, stubbornly) perverse/erroneous opinion or judgement.
  2. Stubborn in adhering to wrong opinions, ideas, etc.; perverse
Uneven or unequal
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  1. Uneven or unequal
  2. Larger or more developed on one side:
(Of a domestic animal) Having the skin adhering so closely to the ribs and back as not to be easily loosened or raised; emaciated.
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  1. (Of a domestic animal) Having the skin adhering so closely to the ribs and back as not to be easily loosened or raised; emaciated.
  2. Having abnormally dry, stiff skin that adheres closely to the underlying flesh. Used of domestic animals such as cattle.
  3. (Of a person) Stubborn; narrow-minded; inflexible.
Marked by arrogance; haughty and overbearing.
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  1. Marked by arrogance; haughty and overbearing.
  2. (Idiomatic) Overbearingly arrogant; ostentatiously self-important or self-aggrandizing.
Stubborn and arrogant or aloof.
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  1. Stubborn and arrogant or aloof.
  2. Stubborn; obstinate
Having a shell not recently molted
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  1. Having a shell not recently molted
  2. Having a hard shell
  3. (Informal) Strict; strait-laced; uncompromising, esp. in religious matters
Disagreeably aggressive or forward.
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  1. Disagreeably aggressive or forward.
  2. Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
  3. (Informal) Annoyingly aggressive and persistent
Stupidly obstinate.
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  1. Stupidly obstinate.
  2. Stubborn; obstinate; mulish
  3. (Pejorative) Obstinate and stubborn to the point of stupidity.
Extremely or irrationally stubborn; headstrong.
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  1. Extremely or irrationally stubborn; headstrong.
  2. Blindly stubborn; headstrong
  3. Unreasonably stubborn.
Stubbornly holding on to an idea without concern for practicalities or reality.
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  1. Stubbornly holding on to an idea without concern for practicalities or reality.
  2. Stubbornly adhering to a doctrine or theory
  3. Relating to, adhering to, or insisting upon a doctrine or theory without regard to practical considerations or problems.
Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
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  1. Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
  2. Characterized by or favoring absolute obedience to authority, as against individual freedom:
(Informal) Acting like a boss, as by ordering people about; domineering
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  1. (Informal) Acting like a boss, as by ordering people about; domineering
  2. Given to ordering others around; domineering.
  3. Tending to give orders to others, especially when unwarranted; domineering.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a dictator or dictatorship; autocratic.
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  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a dictator or dictatorship; autocratic.
  2. Of or pertaining to a dictator
  3. In the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others
Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
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  1. Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
  2. Arrogant; overbearing; tyrannical
  3. Overbearing, dictatorial or authoritarian
Overbearing, arrogant, domineering, etc.
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  1. Overbearing, arrogant, domineering, etc.
  2. Urgent; pressing:
  3. Arrogantly domineering or overbearing.
Of or suitable for a magistrate or master
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  1. Of or suitable for a magistrate or master
  2. Sedately dignified in appearance or manner:
  3. Showing or having the skill or knowledge of a master; expert
Having or showing the ability of a master; expert; skillful; masterly
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  1. Having or showing the ability of a master; expert; skillful; masterly
  2. Acting or capable of acting as a master or leader, especially in being domineering or imperious:
  3. Having or showing the qualities of a master vis-a-vis a dependent or subordinate; authoritative; domineering.
Acting in a dictatorial manner; arrogant; domineering
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  1. Acting in a dictatorial manner; arrogant; domineering
  2. Overwhelming in power or significance; predominant:
  3. Overly bossy, domineering, or arrogant.
Offensively self-assured; imperious or dictatorial:
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  1. Offensively self-assured; imperious or dictatorial:
  2. Subject to no further debate or dispute; final and unassailable:
  3. That cannot be denied, changed, delayed, opposed, etc., as a command
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