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He then immediately grills her about the men’s razors in her bathroom—perhaps a hint at the insecurities that sparked his priggish request in the first place.‘Succession’ Season 3 Premiere Recap: Kendall Channels O.J. and Logan Wants Blood | Laura Bradley | October 18, 2021 | The Daily Beast
The same goes for low-sugar gummy candies like Smart Sweets and Behave, which in another decade might have been presented as priggish.
Roth, priggish to the end, responds, "I'm warning you—stay away from my kids!"
This judicial bent of the child is a curious one and often develops a priggish fondness for setting others morally straight.Children's Ways | James Sully
And yet if we had been that low-cut lady we would certainly have given that interfering and priggish little youngster a walloping.Seeing Things at Night | Heywood Broun
He's a bit of a prig—in fact, he's as priggish as he well can be—but he's never done anything but run straight.Hyacinth | George A. Birmingham
Amy was telling me of some priggish things that Miss Belloc had said, and I did use those very words yesterday.Amy in Acadia | Helen Leah Reed
The development of Percival from a priggish misanthrope to a man and a lover is beautifully told.
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