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principle
used in The Princess Bride

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
  • Naturally, he countered with Capo Ferro which surprised the man in black, but he defended well, quickly shifting out of Agrippa and taking the attack himself, using the principles of Thibault.
    p. 147.1
  • "There's such a thing as principle" was all Fezzik would answer, and he opened the door that led to the fourth level.
    p. 299.1

There are no more uses of "principle" in The Princess Bride.

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