ax·i·o·mat·ic (ăk′sē-ə-mătĭk) also ax·i·o·mat·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of, relating to, or resembling an axiom; self-evident: "It's axiomatic in politics that voters won't throw out a presidential incumbent unless they think his challenger will clean house" (Peter Grier).
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