Recent Examples of purism from the Web
Is the impulse behind this a kind of purism or a kind of self-deception?
Not for fries purists, but purism does tend to take the fun out of things.
There is a gritty purism about Jimmy’s Corner, where the walls are covered in boxing memorabilia and an old jukebox permeates the atmosphere with the velvety tones of Sam Cooke and Sinatra.
LLNN Hardcore music is saddled with a reputation for purism, but plenty of bands push its boundaries in exciting, unexpected ways.
The House Republican rebels who pushed the 2013 government shutdown and ousted Speaker John Boehner in 2015, acting out of purism, jeopardized Republican majorities.
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