Synonyms for puritan:
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Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for puritan:
- He had sprung from a rigid Puritan stock, and had been brought up to think much more intently of the duties of this life than of its privileges and pleasures. - "Roderick Hudson", Henry James.
- Not a Puritan, she urged; but I would rather not have the champagne, Sidney. - "The Dominant Strain", Anna Chapin Ray.
- The son listened wonderingly to this essay on the Puritan stock. - "The Man Who Wins", Robert Herrick.