puritanical

[ pyoo r-i-tan-i-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF puritanical

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PURITANICAL

They are puritanical with intelligence, and independent with a certain grace.

After a divorce—Seth's idea of divorces were vague and Puritanical—there would be no hope.

There was in Hazlitt, however, a puritanical fervor which withstood the lure of expediency.

I've had too much of your puritanical, psalm-singing business.

Voltaire, the least Puritanical of men, is also the least neurotic.

And of Mrs. Jay he thought that he knew that she was puritanical, stiff, and severe.

This puritanical vein has grown with the years, as it has with Tolstoy.

She is a Puritanical little puss, and quite queenly, too, for a Magdalen.

I am sick of your puritanical ways, and I have resolved to change them.

Kit was conservative, and sprang from cautious, puritanical stock.

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