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maxim

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an often stated observation regarding something from common experience
  • it's a common maxim that "a watched pot never boils," but that's not literally true

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The first known use of maxim was in 1567

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“Maxim.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maxim. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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