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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of precepts in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of precepts in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of precepts in a Sentence

  1. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein:

    Learn from me, if not by my precepts, then by my example, how dangerous is the pursuit of knowledge and how much happier is that man who believes his native town to be the world than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow.

  2. Leo Tolstoy:

    The Brahmins say that in their books there are many predictions of times in which it will rain. But press those books as strongly as you can, you can not get out of them a drop of water. So you can not get out of all the books that contain the best precepts the smallest good deed.

  3. Samuel Smiles:

    Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.

  4. Siddha Nagarjuna:

    He who knoweth the precepts by heart, but faileth to practice them, Is like unto one who lighteth a lamp and then shutteth his eyes.

  5. Liberty Institute attorney Michael Berry:

    After our investigation, it is clear that the facts and law are on Chaplain Modder’s side, chaplain Modder has done nothing more than provide ministerial services in accordance with the precepts of Chaplain Modder faith – which is completely consistent with Navy rules and federal law.

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either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
  • A. commensal
  • B. lacerate
  • C. numinous
  • D. dicotyledonous

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