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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOCTRINES

But she accepted it, because she believes the doctrines which Luther taught.

The doctrines of Jefferson were received as their political gospel.

It was well written and deeply imbued with the doctrines of the church.

The doctrines of Democritus will be found again in those of Epicurus and Lucretius.

These doctrines are known to this day as the teachings of the Yellow Ancient.

This institution is, by the way, not the outcome of Buddha's doctrines.

He seems to have a leaning for metempsychosis and the doctrines of Pythagoras.

What would he have said of the discovery of Christian doctrines in these old Greek legends?

Some of them had enunciated Bolshevist doctrines as wild as any of Flynn's or Jacobi's.

The doctrines of Diderot and Jean Jacques form but sorry homilies.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French doctrine (12c.) "teaching, doctrine," and directly from Latin doctrina "teaching, body of teachings, learning," from doctor "teacher" (see doctor (n.)).

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.