puritanically
adverb see puritanical

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Puritanically — Pu ri*tan ic*al*ly, adv. In a puritanical manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • puritanically — See puritanical. * * * …   Universalium

  • puritanically — adverb In a puritanical manner …   Wiktionary

  • puritanically — adv. in a puritanical manner, with strictness on moral or religious issues …   English contemporary dictionary

  • puritanically — pu·ri·tan·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • puritanically — See: puritanical …   English dictionary

  • puritanical — puritanically, adv. puritanicalness, n. /pyoor i tan i keuhl/, adj. 1. very strict in moral or religious matters, often excessively so; rigidly austere. 2. (sometimes cap.) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Puritans or Puritanism. Also,… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • puritanical — adjective Date: 1604 1. of, relating to, or characterized by a rigid morality 2. puritan • puritanically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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