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synonyms for tenets

  • creed
  • culture
  • dogma
  • outlook
  • philosophy
  • theory
  • view
  • Weltanschauung
  • credo
  • ideas
  • principles
  • system
  • articles of faith
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How to use tenets in a sentence

I ought to lay all the facts of this case before my charming hostess; but there are events here beyond the usual society tenets.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
We refer to the abundant testimony which we possess of the strength of Grecian influence upon the tenets of Christianity.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
There is little difficulty in summing up their tenets: it is "Reverence, without servility."
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
They did not agree with the tenets of the doctor's religion.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
In him no laxity inhered, no falling away from the strict tenets of shipshape neatness.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
It was in vain that the dying tenets of his old life, a life of renunciation and solitude, feebly reasserted themselves.
THE NEW TENANTE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
So far, then, nothing was said to the initiate in contradiction to the broad tenets of orthodox Islamism.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
She acquired the Russian language with grace and facility, and accepted a new name with the tenets of the Greek religion.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Truly the spirit of the "Holy League" was already born, though the times were not yet ripe for the promulgation of such tenets.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
It is, indeed, nothing but the mediæval and Teutonic form of tenets common to all the nations upon earth.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TENETS

  • Weltanschauungs
  • articles of faiths
  • credos
  • creeds
  • cultures
  • dogmas
  • ideas
  • outlooks
  • philosophies
  • principles
  • systems
  • tenets
  • theories
  • views
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.