principled

[ prin-suh-puh ld ]SEE DEFINITION OF principled
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She is principled against it, and says she will not be rung about the house like a negro.

These also, and no others, are principled in love truly conjugial.

The principled Royalists are certainly not of force to effect these objects by themselves.

Every arm lifted up for royalty from the beginning was the arm of a man so principled.

He was too proud willingly to live on Katie, and he was principled against labour.

Ke K'ang asked, 'What do you say about killing the unprincipled for the good of the principled?'

Thousands rise, Prompt at its call, and principled to strike The tyrants and the tyrannies alike!

Those who are principled in love truly conjugial, are sensible of their being a united man, and as it were one flesh.

That the case is reversed with those who are not principled in conjugial love, is well known.

Those who are principled in love truly conjugial, are sensible of their being a united man, as it were one flesh, n. 178.

WORD ORIGIN

"honorable, moral," 1690s, from principle, which was used as a verb 17c.-18c. meaning "to ground in principles."

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