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So how as a purist can you really sit at the table with them?The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way|Tom Teodorczuk|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was like, he was the anti-Christ and we came from a snobby, purist direction.How Questlove Is Bringing Music Back to Television|Kevin Fallon|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, radically purist ideologies need to be sheltered from the vagaries of the world, and they can be expensive to maintain.Will Saudi Arabia Execute Guest Workers for 'Witchcraft'?|Michael Schulson|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite a history of savvy political tactics, he's been painted as a progressive purist.
He's a conservative, but not a purist; he's a conviction politician—and a pragmatist too.A Thinner Chris Christie Still Faces Big Political Challenges|Robert Shrum|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He died at the age of forty, the greatest literary purist the country had yet produced.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
Is not the age of Nicaea a good time for precedents, O purist in matters ecclesiastical?The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
The above-quoted writer in the New York Press is a purist in vocabulary, no less than in grammar.America To-day, Observations and Reflections|William Archer
It has been said that on occasion his work contained passages a purist would not have passed.From Capetown to Ladysmith|G. W. Steevens
She is not a bit of a purist and thinks more of a good thought forcefully put than of a slip in the way of a split infinitive.Back at School with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed