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synonyms for canon

  • precept
  • tenet
  • assize
  • catalogue
  • command
  • commandment
  • criterion
  • declaration
  • decree
  • dictate
  • doctrine
  • dogma
  • formula
  • law
  • list
  • maxim
  • order
  • ordinance
  • principle
  • regulation
  • roll
  • screed
  • standard
  • statute
  • table
  • touchstone
  • yardstick
  • decretum
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antonyms for canon

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  • disorganization
  • lawlessness
  • unbelief
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    How to use canon in a sentence

    Barrett several times told Democrats that her refusal to endorse certain decisions of the court did not mean they were endangered and said such questioners were pushing her to violate judicial canons of ethics and impartiality.
    TO DEMOCRATS’ FRUSTRATION, GOP PREDICTS CLEAR SAILING AS BARRETT TESTIMONY ENDSROBERT BARNES, SEUNG MIN KIM, ANN MARIMOWOCTOBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Ai and his companion Estraven spend much of the novel trekking across a desolated and dangerous ice sheet, in scenes that would fit in among the best of the outdoor adventure canon.
    EVERYTHING OUR EDITORS LOVED IN SEPTEMBERTHE EDITORSOCTOBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    Commissioning new works, taking them to the streets, reimagining the classical canon, and continuing to perform and listen to the Fifth anew all are part of an effort for classical institutions and audiences to move forward while honoring the past.
    WHY BEETHOVEN’S 5TH SYMPHONY MATTERS IN 2020CHARLIE HARDINGSEPTEMBER 25, 2020VOX
    Such real-time data is a welcome addition to the slower, monthly or quarterly pace of most official releases that make up the canon of important lagging indicators.
    HOW THE EXPERTS ARE MEASURING THE ECONOMIC RECOVERYNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 15, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    During the late 15th century, canons were mostly of rudimentary make with their antediluvian mechanism allowing for a very slow rate of fire.
    14 EXCEPTIONAL WEAPON SYSTEMS FROM HISTORY THAT WERE AHEAD OF THEIR TIMEDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 26, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
    Dr. Adam Weishaupt, professor of canon law at Ingolstadt, founded the secret society of the illuminati.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    But Canon Drivel's daughter did not deign to answer, she merely rang for prayers.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Mrs. Dodd opened the book—her father, the Canon's, well-known book of Family Prayers.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Brooding over such thoughts as these, Alessandro went up into the canon one morning.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    The celebrated Kepler discovered his canon for the periodical motion of the planets.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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    WORDS RELATED TO CANON

    • canon
    • charter
    • codex
    • constitution
    • convention
    • custom
    • digest
    • discipline
    • ethics
    • etiquette
    • manners
    • maxim
    • method
    • regulation
    • system
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