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How to use simon-pure in a sentence
Several Republicans won primaries in 2014 by running as ideologically pure conservatives who wanted new leadership in the House.
What designer West lacks in productivity, he more than makes up for in pure, unadulterated confidence and blind anger.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Psycho a psychiatrist (the young Simon Oakland) tells us in clinical terms what we've seen.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Everything else is pure speculation and the promulgation of fear.The Black Panther Bomb Plot in St. Louis That Wasn’t|Justin Glawe|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Much of the drama that transpires towards the end of the story is due to the pure love itself, not in spite of it.
Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
Wasn't the dead man stretched in the shadow convincing proof of their capacity for pure devilishness?Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Perhaps the nearest approach to a pure æsthetic enjoyment in these early days is the love of flowers.Children's Ways|James Sully
A method of Vacuity pure and simple—the exact opposite of Mental Assimilation.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Simon the high priest, the son of Onias, who in his life propped up the house, and in his days fortified the temple.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
British Dictionary definitions for simon-pure
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Absolutely genuine, quite authentic, as in That laboratory test was simon pure; none of the specimens was adulterated. This expression comes from the name of a character in a play, Susannah Centilivre's A Bold Stroke for a Wife (1717), who is the victim of an impersonation but turns up in the end and proves that he is “the real Simon Pure.”