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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum; Someone who adheres to strict religious principles adj. - Morally rigorous and strict.

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  • The practical vs. the puritan is a choice that cuts to the heart of all politics.
  • I would scarce send to the Vicomte a reader who was in quest of what we may call puritan morality.
  • Still, the word 'puritan' has been thrown up for consideration.
  • They defined themselves as some kind of puritan, pure of any kind of wisodm. for more
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