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heresy

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departure from a generally accepted theory, opinion, or practice
  • the heresy of asserting that Shakespeare was not a great writer

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“Heresy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heresy. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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