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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


Sentences Containing 'prude'

2013 saw the completion of the Prude album “Dark Age of Consent” in London, the mixing of Dermot Lambert’s solo album “Tiny” in Dublin and New York and the mixing and release of Dearworld’s (Netherlands) album “Observe, Absorb, Evolve”.
In 1999, Prude set up the deMille Committee to oversee her numerous works and assigned sole responsibility for staging Rodeo to Sutherland, including the selection of dancers, rehearsals and stage production.
With the passing of Agnes deMille in 1993, ownership and all rights to Rodeo passed to her son, Jonathan Prude.

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