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prude

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a person who is greatly concerned with seemly behavior and morality especially regarding sexual matters
  • the racy sitcom frequently satirizes exactly the sort of prude who would like to see the show taken off the air

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The first known use of prude was in 1704

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“Prude.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prude. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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