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 Meanings and Examples of AXIOM
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axiom
 n.  self-evident truth requiring no proof
Classic Sentence:
1  You know, Scarlett, money ill come by never comes to good and this house is proof of the axiom.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
2  Although Oliver had been brought up by philosophers, he was not theoretically acquainted with the beautiful axiom that self-preservation is the first law of nature.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  My aunt is full of copy-book axioms, but they were all meant to apply to conduct in the early fifties.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
4  All the axioms which had served him as points of support all his life long, had crumbled away in the presence of this man.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
Example Sentence:
1  Before a student can begin to think along the lines of Euclidean geometry, he must accept certain principle or axiom.