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precept is a synonym of principle

noun [ pree-sept ]

precept is another word for principle

✅ A principle is a rule of conduct, or other basic and defining rule or law (A guiding principle is to treat other people how you want to be treated).

✅ A precept is a commandment, direction, or order, given as a rule of conduct (The founding precepts of her religion).

Principle can be used especially to refer to basic rules that guide actions or behaviors, or that form the basis of a scientific discipline (The principles of mathematics).

Precept suggests a law or rule that has been given by some sort of authority—whether that’s a person, an organization, or a document (The book gave a set of precepts for healthful living).

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luminous is a synonym of light

adjective [ loo-muh-nuhs ]

luminous is another word for light

Light describes something that is bright or well-lit (The office was very light).

Luminous describes something that is illuminated with lights or well-lit (The luminous church).

Light particularly describes something that has a lot of light, especially colors (It was getting light outside by six o'clock).

Luminous particularly describes something that seems to glow, often but not always because of reflected or artificial light (The moon was particularly luminous that night).

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dramatize is a synonym of exaggerate

verb [ dram-uh-tahyz, drah-muh- ]

dramatize is another word for exaggerate

Exaggerate means to make something sound more intense, more important, or bigger than it actually is (He was known to exaggerate his stories more with each retelling; She exaggerated the size of the house).

Dramatize means to express something in a dramatic way, by representing it in vivid or striking terms (The play dramatized the events of the king’s reign).

Exaggerate and dramatize can mean the same thing, but you can express something in a dramatic way without necessarily exaggerating it, and you can exaggerate something without expressing it in a dramatic way (He dramatized the story by giving every character a different voice; She exaggerated their adventures to the point that people thought they really had met a dragon).

Dramatize primarily refers to the way something is expressed, whereas exaggerate primarily refers to what is being expressed.

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