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Definitions of puritan:
  • noun:   adheres to strict religious principles; opposed to sensual pleasures
  • noun:   a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
  • adjective:   morally rigorous and strict
    Example: "The puritan work ethic"

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Book See puritan used in context: 4 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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