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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words).

Usage examples (38)
  • Even more interesting was the fact that I was called a purist!
  • I get called a purist all the time for seeking purity but I do make consessions where I know I must.
  • We're not political naifs over on the "purist" side.
  • I'm certainly no civil libertarian "purist", as it were. for more
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