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Perhaps it is priggish of me, but I feel that if I'm mean in one thing I may be mean in another.

He was deep in a business discussion with his priggish son-in-law.

He was selfish and priggish and worse, he was piggish—A regular beast of a brute.

She watched Paul growing irritable, priggish, and melancholic.

Why, how absurd and priggish and offensive such a course of action would be?

They would say she was mean and priggish, for she might have told Berta as easily as not.

She had boasted of her success; and to be successful was merely to be priggish.

What chance is there for any one with priggish tendencies in a world like ours?

He was not in the least priggish and gave himself no sacerdotal airs.

After all, only priggish people,—the kind of people who lived at Champion Hill.

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