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Diligent: "having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties."

Integrity: "the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness."

Vigilance: "the action or state of keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties."

Austerity: "sternness or severity of manner or attitude."

Maxim: "a short, pithy statement expressing a general truth or rule of conduct."

Axiom: "a statement or proposition which is regarded as being established, accepted, or self-evidently true."

Precept: "a general rule intended to regulate behavior or thought."

Didactic: "intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive."

Platitude: "a remark or statement, especially one with a moral content, that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful."

Untenable: "(especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection."

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