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- adj. Shy, bashful; prudish.
 When he published _Le Cocu_, it was set about that a pudibund lady had asked her book-seller for "Le Dernier de M. Paul de Kock."
"L'Âme en Peine," which follows, strikes the peculiar Drozian note for the first time; and very pleasant is the painting of the struggles of a pious youth -- pious and pudibund to a quite miraculous extent for a French _collégien_ of good family -- with the temptations of a beautiful Marquise and cousin who, arrayed in an ultra-Second-Empire bathing-costume, insists on his bathing with her.
Youtube's mandarin prose has always appealed to insincere, pudibund mythomaniacs.
The pudibund Lane makes allusion to and quotes (A.N. i.
"devilry" I cannot speak too highly, and in this matter even the pudibund Lane is as free-spoken as myself.
The pudibund Lane makes allusion to and quotes (A.N. i. 216) one of the most out spoken, a 4to of 464 pages, called the Halbat al-Kumayt or "Race -