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The judge also warned Goodwyn’s lawyer, John Hull, that he could be held in contempt for repeatedly interrupting the proceedings and for calling a pretrial services officer “prissy” and “arrogant” in an email.
FEDERAL JUDGE BERATES RIOT SUSPECT WHO REFUSES TO WEAR MASK: ‘WHEN DID YOU GO TO MEDICAL SCHOOL?’RACHEL WEINERJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I happened last monday to offend Prissy, She retains her anger & seems peculiarly resentful!
JOURNAL AND LETTERS OF PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN: A PLANTATION TUTOR OF THE OLD DOMINION, 1773-1774.PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN
In a few moments Miss Prissy rushed back as much discomposed as a clucking hen who has seen a hawk.
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
Thats right, Miss Prissy, said Mary, you shall be welcome to half my bed any time.
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
Well, said Miss Prissy, I dont believe in signs, but then strange things do happen.
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
Confound it all, Miss Prissy, says he, I wouldnt stitch as you do from morning to night for double that money.
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
Well, I tell you, said Miss Prissy, there are a great many more things in this world than folks know about.
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
At this moment Miss Prissy came rattling along towards the door, talking, we suspect designedly, in quite a high key.
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
But I did tell the Scouts about Prissy's thinking we weren't interested in learning things.
THE BOY SCOUTS OF LAKEVILLE HIGHLESLIE W. QUIRK
I just wish, Prissy, you could have been there in your own body to hear yourself—your proxy, I mean—deny any such intentions.
THE BOY SCOUTS OF LAKEVILLE HIGHLESLIE W. QUIRK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRISSY

  • PC
  • Victorian
  • god-fearing
  • goody two-shoes
  • holier-than-thou
  • moral
  • nice
  • pious
  • politically correct
  • priggish
  • prissy
  • prudish
  • puritan
  • self-righteous
  • unctuous
  • virtuous
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