Prudishly
Prudishly \Prud"ish*ly\, adv. In a prudish manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • prudishly — adverb in a prudish manner she acts prudishly, but I wonder whether she is really all that chaste • Syn: ↑puritanically • Derived from adjective: ↑puritanical (for: ↑puritanically), ↑prudish …   Useful english dictionary

  • prudishly — adverb see prudish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prudishly — See prudish. * * * …   Universalium

  • prudishly — adverb In a prudish manner …   Wiktionary

  • prudishly — pruːdɪʃlɪ adv. puritanically, primly, extremely modestly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prudishly — prud·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • prudishly — See: prudish …   English dictionary

  • prudish — prudishly, adv. prudishness, n. /prooh dish/, adj. 1. excessively proper or modest in speech, conduct, dress, etc. 2. characteristic of a prude. [1710 20; PRUDE + ISH1] Syn. 1. reserved, coy. See modest. * * * …   Universalium

  • puritanically — adverb in a prudish manner she acts prudishly, but I wonder whether she is really all that chaste • Syn: ↑prudishly • Derived from adjective: ↑puritanical, ↑prudish (for: ↑prudishly) * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • prudish — adjective Date: 1717 marked by prudery ; priggish • prudishly adverb • prudishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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