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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having been accepted as true or worthy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In entomology, projecting between other parts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of receive.
  • adjective Generally accepted as correct or true
  • adjective Unchallenged axioms

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective widely accepted as true or worthy
  • adjective conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers

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