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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Morally rigorous and strict.

Usage examples (33)
  • Mr. And Mrs. Sidney Webb were touched to their puritanic quick.
  • Alas! alas! little did the young wife know the puritanic mood of
  • It is alright, I guess, when he gets his puritanic streak up and goes after people he does not like.
  • The Times, for example, were poisonously puritanic, but thinking people came over to his side in a body. for more
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