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purist

[ pyoor-ist ]
/ ˈpyʊər ɪst /
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noun
a person who advocates the strictest application of the principles or standards in any field, or who insists on purity in language, style, etc.: When making hip-hop he began as a purist, putting most of the focus on solid lyrics and less on working with the music and production.
Often Purist .Fine Arts. a practitioner of purism, an early 20th-century style of art characterized by the use of simple geometric forms and images evoking manufactured objects: The Purists saw their painting as the next step in the evolution of modern art after Cubism, which they found too decorative.
adjective
relating to or being a purist:The purist view of theater design is that if there is a column or pillar anywhere, there is a problem.
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