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principle
used in Flowers for Algernon -- Short Story

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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
  • She had been against the petition on principle and despite the pressure and threats she'd held out.
    p. 12.9
principle = basic rule or belief
There are no more uses of "principle" in Flowers for Algernon -- Short Story.

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