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orthodox

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1 following or agreeing with established form, custom, or rules
  • schoolteachers tended to favor poets who followed a very orthodox style of poetry

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The first known use of orthodox was in the 15th century

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“Orthodox.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/orthodox. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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