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virginal

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1 being in an original and unused or unspoiled state
  • one of the state's few remaining tracts of virginal prairie

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2 never having had sexual relations
  • a virginal girl who would not permit any liberties to be taken with her body

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  • deflowered
3 free from any trace of the coarse or indecent
  • the romance between the young boy and girl is portrayed with virginal innocence that is touching in this day and age

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“Virginal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/virginal. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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