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principle
used in In Cold Blood

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
  • However few people can successfully demonstrate a principle in common ethics when their deliberation is festered with emotionalism.
    2 — Persons Unknown (85% in)
  • When she began this letter, she intended that it should be a compassionate demonstration of Christian principles.
    2 — Persons Unknown (85% in)

There are no more uses of "principle" in In Cold Blood.

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