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Similar words: puritygood samaritanpurifyspuriouspurificationsecurityobscuritylitanyMeaning: ['pjʊərɪtən] n. 1. a member of a group of English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought that the Protestant Reformation under Elizabeth was incomplete and advocated the simplification and regulation of forms of worship 2. someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures 3. a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum. adj. morally rigorous and strict. 
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1. His dissolute life is inconsistent with his puritan upbringing.
2. His dissolute life is inconsistent with his Puritan upbringing.
3. Paul was someone who certainly had a puritan streak in him.
4. The playboy and the puritan made an odd couple, but they could use each other.
5. Suddenly the climate was imbued with a new Puritan ethic, not the work ethic but the breeding ethic.
6. However, despite this frontal Puritan assault, the popular religious culture of the pre-war period survived.
7. She came from a very serious, Puritan family.
8. However, he was accepted as being a Puritan leader within the mainstream of Reformed tradition.
9. He was also a hypocrite, a puritan, and a racist.
10. He remained a Scandinavian puritan, less humourous than Bergman, certainly more covert about sexuality generally.
11. Put another way, puritan values helped to create an audience receptive to programs for the improvement of man's estate.
12. Such ideas, so distant from the old Puritan concepts of afterlife in heaven, became part of his transcendentalist package.
13. He was neither a hypocrite nor a puritan.
14. She's hardly the type for an old puritan like you, Karelius.
15. Detractors call it Wahhabism, after the 18th-century puritan reformer whose family alliance with the Al Sauds laid the foundation for their eventual conquest of Arabia.
16. Bykov had forgotten that Malinin was something of a puritan.
17. Despite his apparent liberal views, he's really something of a puritan/he has a puritan streak.
18. Her work became more purely abstract, and yet refused to conform to the Puritan style often associated with abstract art.
19. He called forth again the language of the elect, but turned it from the Puritan community to the whole nation.
20. A strong sense of right and wrong inspired paintings satirizing puritan hypocrisy and the destruction of wildlife.
21. The aim was, no doubt, to win them over and thereby weaken the Puritan opposition.
22. The simplest white china displayed on white shelves achieves a puritan simplicity which is complemented by the warm tones of terracotta.
23. Gifford was a former Royalist officer, an educated man who had himself experienced a fierce inward struggle in his puritan conversion.
24. Of course I was not - at least I told myself I was not - a puritan.
25. Some at the grass roots feared that it was a rejection of traditional Puritan virtues.
26. At a national level, Sherland was closely involved with the leading Puritan opponents of Crown policies.
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27. Two years later, he was listed as heading a small Puritan congregation on the outskirts of the city.
28. It might be heresy to say this in a modern world, but the Profitboss is a puritan.
29. The King's religious policies, strictly applied by Archbishop Laud, gave offence to the Puritan merchants and artisans.
30. As few as one in twenty of the sample could be described as a utilitarian scientist of puritan middle-class background.
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