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noun as in excessively modest person


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As police struggled to get Prude under control, an officer forced him to the ground and kept him face down in a manner similar to the way Floyd was restrained.

I am not a prude, and I understand there are times when a young woman wants to look alluring.

I’m no prude, but I happened to say, since we plan on having kids someday, that I didn’t think unsupervised visits with “Grandma” were that good of an idea.

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We are left with stalwart genres (action, rom com) and classic roles (prude, seductress, jock, backstory-less best friend).

Mapplethorpe is infamous for his raw depictions of sexuality, but Rodin was no prude.

Casual sex had never interested me before; I had always been a bit of a prude.

While as modern as mommy wars, she was also an old-fashioned prude.

“Bay isn't a prude, but she isn't going to have sex with anyone just to get it over with,” Weiss said.

"For Heaven's sake, don't be a prude, Moya," Joyce snapped irritably.

As the termagant swore she could prove her words, Charles at once returned to the prude's apartments.

The repulse he received from the artless child, suddenly turned prude, was so severe as to compromise him with the King.

My moustaches will stay where they are; if your wife is a prude and the sight of me frightens her, never fear!

On lower margin in a later hand: Prude and nid and lecherie Grede and idelhed coueitise and glotunie beod seouen ded Sundes.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prude, such as: goody-goody, prig, puritan, victorian, goody two-shoes, and miss priss.

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