Saudi society and government are intricately intertwined with a puritanical flavor of Islam, Wahhabism.
Berlusconi supporters dismissed the protests as "moralistic" and "puritanical" attempts to bring him down.
This happy, hearty meat-eating is a fresh rejoinder to a strain of puritanical feminism that equated meat with patriarchy.
As for Deborah, there was certainly a puritanical strain in society, but she was a Baptist.
In reality, a pimp may be as uptight, jealous, and, indeed, puritanical as any other man.
Does its activity imply an ascetic or a puritanical attitude towards the body and the appetites of the body?
They are puritanical with intelligence, and independent with a certain grace.
And of Mrs. Jay he thought that he knew that she was puritanical, stiff, and severe.
After a divorce—Seth's idea of divorces were vague and puritanical—there would be no hope.
Gutter: The Lourdes of the puritanical mind, where it finds what it seeks.