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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmoralistmor‧al‧ist /ˈmɒrəlɪst $ ˈmɔː-/ noun [countable]  1 GOOD/MORALsomeone who has very strong beliefs about what is right and wrong and how people should behave – used to show disapproval a narrow-minded moralist2 GOOD/MORALa teacher of moral principles
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moralistMorals play an important part in both novels and the reader notices that Jane Austen is actually a moralist.Muscular Christians and middle-class moralists in a private capacity certainly boosted the cause or games.To have moralists uncovered as hypocrites is not without precedent.On the other hand, bridal pregnancy was widely tolerated despite the exhortations of the professional moralists.But Anderson is no simple moralist.The question that has to be asked is this: Who checks the moral credentials of the moralists?
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