Precept

~ PRECEPT  start see> ADAGE
           id+ | EDICT  CRITERION  CANON  MORAL |
           id+ | GUIDELINE  PRESCRIPTION |
  note etymology from
  lat RECIPE = PRESCRIPTION
  sp  RECEPTA  same for
  med> PRESCRIPTION implies
       MEDICATION plus DOSE or PORTION
  id+ | ADAGE and ADAGIO implies
           FRIENDLY WISDOM plus MEMORABLE |
  id+  | APHORISM or APHORISTIC imply
            CONCISE ASSERTION or DEFINITION
            at times TERSE |
  id+ | AXIOMA for ASSERTION BASED ON AUTHORITY |
  id+ | MAXIM implies SETTING LIMITS as per
        MUROS sp for WALLS |
  id+ | MAXIM is a manner TO IMMURE an idea |
  id+ | MOTTO for DIGNIFIED BYWORD akin to a SLOGAN |
  note constellation of related terms
       ADAGE  APHORISM  AXIOM  BYWORD  CLICHE  DICTUM
  HOMILY  MAXIM  MOTTO  PRECEPT  PROVERB  SAYING  SLOGAN
  cont> see> PROVERB
      

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