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purist

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a person who has very strong ideas about what is correct or acceptable and who usually opposes changes to traditional methods and practices
  • a new style of play that offended the sport's purists
  • a language purist who is always looking to correct the speech of others

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The first known use of purist was in 1699

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“Purist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/purist. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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