adverb see purist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • puristically — See puristic. * * * …   Universalium

  • puristically — adverb In a puristic manner …   Wiktionary

  • puristically — pu·ris·ti·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • puristically — adverb see puristic * * * pūrisˈtically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑purism …   Useful english dictionary

  • purist — noun Date: circa 1706 a person who adheres strictly and often excessively to a tradition; especially one preoccupied with the purity of a language and its protection from the use of foreign or altered forms • puristic adjective • puristically… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Begoña — or more puristically but also more rarely spelled Begoina , meaning the lower foot (of Mount Artxanda), is a historical municipality of Biscay (Basque Country) that was incorporated to Bilbao in the late 19th century.Originally it included all… …   Wikipedia

  • purism — purist, n. puristic, puristical, adj. puristically, adv. /pyoor iz euhm/, n. 1. strict observance of or insistence on purity in language, style, etc. 2. an instance of this. 3. (often cap.) Fine Arts. a style of art developed in France in the… …   Universalium

  • purism — [pyoor′iz΄əm] n. [Fr purisme < pur, PURE] 1. strict observance of or insistence on precise usage or on application of formal, often pedantic rules, as in language, art, etc. 2. an instance of this purist n. puristic adj. puristical… …   English World dictionary

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