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  • as inprude
  • as inbigot
  • as inprig
  • as ingoody two-shoes

synonyms for puritans

  • Victorian
  • goody-goody
  • prig
  • puritan
  • Miss Priss
  • Mrs. Grundy
  • goody two-shoes
  • old maid
  • priss
  • dogmatist
  • extremist
  • fanatic
  • true believer
  • zealot
  • partisan
  • prejudiced person
  • racialist
  • racist
  • sectarian
  • segregationist
  • chauvinist
  • sexist
  • superpatriot
  • supremacist
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How to use puritans in a sentence

He was tutor to lady Jane Grey, and more noted for his severity against the Puritans than for his learning.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The Puritans attacked the drama as contrary to Holy Writ, as destructive of religion, and as a menace to public morality.
SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYHOUSESJOSEPH QUINCY ADAMS
He was a sincere and energetic Calvinist, and in 1565 he wrote to Cecil lamenting the measures taken against the Puritans.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
Great activity was evinced in their repair, for they had fallen into sad decay during the hard rule of the Puritans.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
The characteristics of the separate and independent government of these two classes of Puritans were widely different.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
The foregoing pages bear witness that I have not taken a sentence from any writer adverse to the Puritans.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
The persecution was short and never unto death, as among the Boston Puritans.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
What were the powers claimed and exercised under it by the Massachusetts Puritans?
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
Towards this fated spot at the dawn of a December Sabbath the little army of Puritans took their way.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
These people called themselves puritans, as pretending to a purer faith than those of the established church.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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