Noun(1) someone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words
(1) A purist approach to the language of the section, taken as a whole, tends to favour Mr Katkowski's approach.(2) How did every one react when you veered away from the purist classical tradition.(3) But that in itself is not the problem, although it may have the more purist fans of the novel grumbling.(4) A purist and a traditionalist, Gangubai has always believed in the classical tradition of music.(5) Those out there who are anti-war for the purist of ideological reasons, I salute.(6) You may be a purist and prefer traditional products from European mills, but today it seems it's all about choice.(7) But the food industry would see her as scaremongering, or at least taking a too purist view of modern nutrition.(8) purist fans of the original comic strip(9) Rao has an inimitable style with the purist in him steadfastly refusing to dilute and encash.(10) Round the world people are just getting on with it, but there will always be the purist styles.(11) In Paris he turned to Cubism after meeting Juan Gris and was also influenced by Picasso and the work of the Purists .(12) Her poetry is quite good, she knows, if a bit too popular for literary purists .(13) The Cubist mask and the Purist half-object embedded in its field or surround set up reciprocal relationships through their respective placements.(14) This does defeat the idea that any component can be available to anybody but it is only the technology purists that believe this to be practical.(15) The monographs include studies of the Bismarck monument in Hamburg, the Gothic Wertheim department store in Berlin of 1904, and Le Corbusier's Purist paintings, interpreted almost as religious icons.(16) However, the author is sore that he has been disowned by Marathi literary purists .
1. pedant ::
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Different Formspurist, puristic, purists
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