Language terms

axiom
(n)
AX-i-ǝm
Meaning

self-evident truth requiring no proof

1st Sample Sentence

"All that lives must die" is a fundamental axiom.

Root

axios (worthy, worth, of like value, weighing as much) (Latin)

Mnemonics

Axiom is a rule or principle that most people believe to be true (/universally recognized). See "om" in Axiom which is universally believed Ax +i+om - when the axe is on me I will tell the truth. This is surely evident.

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