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chaste -- as in: innocent and chaste
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Crime and Punishment
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  • A certain percentage, they tell us, must every year go…. that way…. to the devil, I suppose, so that the rest may remain chaste, and not be interfered with.
  • In fact, I feel it strange myself how timid, chaste and modern she is with me!
  • Avdotya Romanovna is awfully chaste, incredibly and phenomenally so.
  • She is almost morbidly chaste, in spite of her broad intelligence, and it will stand in her way.
  • In fact, I triumphed, while my lady remained firmly convinced that she was innocent, chaste, and faithful to all her duties and obligations and had succumbed quite by accident.

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  • My parents divorced when I was twelve, and I think maybe, when I was very young, I witnessed a chaste cheek kiss between the two when it was impossible to avoid.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Before he could answer, she stretched up to kiss him—a chaste press of lips to lips at first, but it deepened quickly, and soon he was parting her lips with his, tongue stroking into her mouth, and she could taste him: the sweetness of Jace spiked with the bite of champagne.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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