But if, in breaking a campus rule, you also happen to break a commandment, the stakes are raised.
America is coming dangerously close to replacing the second commandment (do not worship false idols) with the Second Amendment.
Perhaps you might find in a particular ritual or commandment a way of expressing your sense of awe.
late 13c., "an order from an authority," from Old French comandement "order, command," from Latin *commandamentum, from *commandare (see command (v.)). Pronounced as four syllables until 17c.
Of þe x commandements ... þe first comondement is þis, O God we ssul honuri [c.1280]