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The study of the truths and principles of being, knowledge, or conduct.

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The principle that one should tell the truth ("honesty is the best policy").


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Positive ethical/character traits, such as benevolence, confidential-ness, fairness, faithfulness, gratefulness, non-deceptiveness (truthfulness), nonmalevolence. Virtues ...


Philosophy; Ethics

Deontology is the study of ethical concepts having to do with permissibility and impermissibility, e.g., rights, duties, and obligations. See deontological ethics.

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The Big Apple" is a nickname for New York City. It was first popularized in the 1920s by John J. Fitz Gerald, a sports writer for the New York Morning Telegraph. Its popularity ...


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The word composition refers to the action and intention of composing (writing something that happened, remembered, or thought previously)