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  • n. Plural form of prude.

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Examples

  • Likewise, women who "hold out" for marriage are called "prudes" and worse.

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  • Yeah, I'm mostly just playing devil's advocate here - I agree that people who would be considered by some to be "prudes" probably do pay a disproportionate share of the taxes.

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  • ( "Call me a prude? maybe ... but then, if there were more" prudes "we would not be in this mess now.)

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  • We have highlighted the linkages between sexual norms and religious affiliations, deriving from the cultural revolution of the Sixties and its complicated aftermath in which libertines and prudes seem to have provoked an increasing polarization along the religious spectrum.

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  • Now, we're no prudes here at the Watercooler, but there are some things we just can not discuss in an open forum.

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  • I expressed a hope — make that belief — that libertarians and liberals (natural allies, as is so often the circumstance) will eventually wrestle freedom-disdaining conservative prudes into submission and dismantle the War on Drugs.

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  • Arthur Kirkland: I expressed a hope — make that belief — that libertarians and liberals (natural allies, as is so often the circumstance) will eventually wrestle freedom-disdaining conservative prudes into submission and dismantle the War on Drugs.

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  • Sexually deprived prudes, societal conformists and ideals, irational human sensitivities, traditions, and cultural morals, stupid religion and all that human made up BS should eat crap and disappear from a rational reality because all these things are irrational human endeavors and idiotic ideas.

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  • It's Christmas in October for the haters, the doomsayers, the prudes who got moral pangs from "Hard Knocks."

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  • Both brothers were no prudes and would strip naked and walk in front of a crowd, if asked.

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