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puritan


puritan

noun

Definition of PURITAN

a person who is greatly concerned with seemly behavior and morality especially regarding sexual matters <some of the town's puritans still maintain that sex education has no place in the schools>
Synonyms bluenose, moralist, Mrs. Grundy, nice nelly, puritan, wowser [chiefly Australian]
Antonyms immoralist

February 26, 2015
captious Hear it
Tending to find fault and raise objections
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