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premise
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The Da Vinci Code
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premise
Used in
The Da Vinci Code
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  • Langdon was having trouble buying Teabing's premise that the Church would blatantly murder people to obtain these documents.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • To my taste, the authors made some dubious leaps of faith in their analysis, but their fundamental premise is sound, and to their credit, they finally brought the idea of Christ's bloodline into the mainstream.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When the program aired in Britain, despite its ensemble cast and well-documented evidence, the premise rubbed so hard against the grain of popular Christian thought that it instantly confronted a firestorm of hostility.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The BBC producers loved Teabing's hot premise, his research, and his credentials, but they had concerns that the concept was so shocking and hard to swallow that the network might end up tarnishing its reputation for quality journalism.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • All the book titles suggested the same premise Langdon had just proposed.  (not reviewed by editor)

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