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Each aimed to reform my behavior and return me to my classmates as a prim and proper student.
TRADITIONAL SCHOOL ISN’T ALWAYS THE WAY TO GO, AND I WISH MY PARENTS HAD SEEN THAT EARLIERKENNETH R. ROSENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Like the prim society debutantes at its center, Bridgerton, Netflix’s new, sumptuous historical romance series produced by Shonda Rhimes, has proven to be as controversial as it is popular.
THE DEBATE OVER BRIDGERTON AND RACEAJA ROMANOJANUARY 7, 2021VOX
Glenda, who is 68 and has lived at Bronxwood for over seven years, wears square transition lenses and tucks her gray hair into a prim, low bun.
“WE DON’T EVEN KNOW WHO IS DEAD OR ALIVE”: TRAPPED INSIDE AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY DURING THE PANDEMICBY AVA KOFMANNOVEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
The music pealed with wonderful sweetness; you could see the prim white heads of the nuns in their gallery.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
In so doing—it was like going suddenly into cold water—I found myself face to face with a prim, little old maid.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Her mother's cousin stood in the doorway—a prim little old spinster, who had been their guest for several days.
MILDRED'S INHERITANCEANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
Shortly after getting clear of Point Prim, the vessel shipped a sea which broke open the gangways.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
That would be to make it formal, prim—anything but graceful.
AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
Along the prim box-hedge of Captain Briggss front garden, the village street extended.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
She was a prim, stiff-looking, elderly woman, who was the useful governess in Mrs. Baker's school.
A FLIGHT WITH THE SWALLOWSEMMA MARSHALL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRIM

  • Victorian
  • epicene
  • fastidious
  • finicky
  • genteel
  • goody-goody
  • goody-two-shoes
  • overnice
  • pansified
  • persnickety
  • picky
  • precious
  • prim
  • prim and proper
  • prudish
  • puritanical
  • sissified
  • sissy
  • squeamish
  • stickling
  • strait-laced
  • stuffy
  • tight-laced
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