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Word: prude

Definition: excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety


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::: regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
::: dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
::: diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
::: filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
::: distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
::: nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
::: sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
::: congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
::: immutable - unchangeable
::: sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest