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Of course, one should be cautious here, so as not to seem merely puritanical or Pecksniffian.

He was, after a fashion, a Pecksniffian man, this Henry Ham.

He posed as the Pecksniffian leader of Reform and the reform he advocated always meant the lash for the man who toils.

At all events, Philadelphia is the most pecksniffian of American cities, and thus probably leads the world.

Piety was certainly hers, in a Pecksniffian sense, but the commercial instinct leavened the loaf.

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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Pecksniffian, such as: affected, artificial, assuming, bland, canting, and captious.

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