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synonyms for priss

  • Miss Priss
  • Puritan
  • Victorian
  • goody-goody
  • prig
  • prude
  • strait-laced
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How to use priss in a sentence

Amina keeps her musical activities a secret from her devout school friends, forcing the already nervous priss into a double life.
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In those hours beside Mark, Priss completed the transition from girl to woman.
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Priss read it over his shoulder, and afterwards she clung close to Joel.
ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANTBEN AMES WILLIAMS
Joel was below, in the cabin with Priss, when his brother boarded the ship.
ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANTBEN AMES WILLIAMS
“My dear Priss,” he said, in the elder-brother manner he affected toward her.
ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANTBEN AMES WILLIAMS
Priss had planned to go ashore in the afternoon; but Mark dissuaded her.
ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANTBEN AMES WILLIAMS
And Priss, listening, winced at the thing that was like apology in his tone.
ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANTBEN AMES WILLIAMS
Priss had put curtains on the windows; and she had a lily, in a pot, at one of them, and a clump of pansies at another.
ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANTBEN AMES WILLIAMS
Little Priss was caught up like a leaf in the wind; she was whirled this way and that in a pleasant and heart-stirring confusion.
ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANTBEN AMES WILLIAMS
Joel told Priss nothing of what he hoped and feared; nor did he question Jim Finch in the matter.
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WORDS RELATED TO PRISS

  • Miss Priss
  • Puritan
  • Victorian
  • goody-goody
  • prig
  • priss
  • prude
  • strait-laced
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.