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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprudishprud‧ish /ˈpruːdɪʃ/ adjective  OFFENDvery easily shocked by things relating to sex – used to show disapprovalprudery American culture is in many ways still fairly prudish.prudishly adverbprudishness noun [uncountable]
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prudishThey are also peculiarly prudish and voyeuristic.We Brits are terribly prudish and you may be, as I was, a little uneasy at first.I think that is a prudish approach.It wasn't that they were prudish, I could tell they'd heard it before.These strict and prudish ideals were those of the austere Hejaz merchants.Take the case of the prudish Mr Parkinson, who attended the butterfly ballet.Purists were quick to counter-attack accusations that the legislation threatened individual liberty and encouraged prudish self-satisfaction.
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