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Word: creed

Definition: system of religious or ethical belief


Sentences Containing 'creed'

``That is to say,''replied Villefort with hesitation,``that human nature being weak, every man, according to your creed, has committed faults.''
``Doubtless, and we are not now inquiring into his creed, but his actions; in the name of the prefect of police, I ask you what you know of him.
It must be so; yes, it's part of his creed, I suppose; well, then, let him rest; he'll get up sooner or later, no doubt.

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