Puritanize
Puritanize Pu"ri*tan*ize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puritanized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puritanizing}.] To agree with, or teach, the doctrines of Puritans; to conform to the practice of Puritans. --Bp. Montagu. [1913 Webster]

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  • puritanize — pu·ri·tan·ize …   English syllables

  • puritanize — ənˌīz, əˌnīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: sometimes capitalized Etymology: puritan (I) + ize intransitive verb : to practice puritanism : conform to puritan beliefs transitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Puritanized — Puritanize Pu ri*tan*ize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puritanized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puritanizing}.] To agree with, or teach, the doctrines of Puritans; to conform to the practice of Puritans. Bp. Montagu. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puritanizing — Puritanize Pu ri*tan*ize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puritanized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puritanizing}.] To agree with, or teach, the doctrines of Puritans; to conform to the practice of Puritans. Bp. Montagu. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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