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principle
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

2 uses
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Definition
a basic rule or belief
The exact meaning of principle can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "our guiding principles" — basic moral beliefs that guide decisions and behavior
  • "electromagnetic principles" — rules describing how the world works
  • "She lacks principles." — lacks moral guidelines
  • "We agree in principle." — about important basic beliefs
  • Hain't you got no principle at all?
    Chapter 39 (70% in)
principle = basic moral beliefs (beliefs about what is right and wrong that guide behavior)
  • Full of principle.
    Chapter 36 (31% in)

There are no more uses of "principle" in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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