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priggery

[prig-uh-ree] /ˈprɪg ə ri/
noun, plural priggeries for 2.
1.
the conduct or character of a prig.
2.
an act or remark characteristic of a prig.
Origin of priggery
1735-1745
1735-45; prig1 + -ery
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