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synonym study for canon
OTHER WORDS FROM canoncan·on·like, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH canoncannon, canon
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Barrett several times told Democrats that her refusal to endorse certain decisions of the court did not mean they were endangered and said such questioners were pushing her to violate judicial canons of ethics and impartiality.To Democrats’ frustration, GOP predicts clear sailing as Barrett testimony ends|Robert Barnes, Seung Min Kim, Ann Marimow|October 15, 2020|Washington Post
Ai and his companion Estraven spend much of the novel trekking across a desolated and dangerous ice sheet, in scenes that would fit in among the best of the outdoor adventure canon.
Commissioning new works, taking them to the streets, reimagining the classical canon, and continuing to perform and listen to the Fifth anew all are part of an effort for classical institutions and audiences to move forward while honoring the past.
Such real-time data is a welcome addition to the slower, monthly or quarterly pace of most official releases that make up the canon of important lagging indicators.How The Experts Are Measuring The Economic Recovery|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|July 15, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
During the late 15th century, canons were mostly of rudimentary make with their antediluvian mechanism allowing for a very slow rate of fire.14 Exceptional Weapon Systems from History That Were Ahead of their Time|Dattatreya Mandal|March 26, 2020|Realm of History
An examination of some of the rumors surrounding the newest entry in the Star Wars canon.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His Canon camera dangled by his side and the feeling of uncertainty over what he could now report punctuated everything he said.
The rule is that every time a new writer enters the canon an old one has to get the boot.
When he gets his hands on a Canon copier, the reader gets a glimpse into the unique fashion in which his mind works.
If you look at said canon, you will notice that most of them are terribly written.Gamers Want to Game: Video Games Aren't Blockbuster Movies|Alec Kubas-Meyer|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dr. Adam Weishaupt, professor of canon law at Ingolstadt, founded the secret society of the illuminati.
But Canon Drivel's daughter did not deign to answer, she merely rang for prayers.
Mrs. Dodd opened the book—her father, the Canon's, well-known book of Family Prayers.
Brooding over such thoughts as these, Alessandro went up into the canon one morning.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The celebrated Kepler discovered his canon for the periodical motion of the planets.