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prurient
used in Jane Eyre

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excessive or unhealthy interest in sexual matters; or intended to create such an interest
  • There is no folly so besotted that the idiotic rivalries of society, the prurience, the rashness, the blindness of youth, will not hurry a man to its commission.
    Chapter 27 (33% in)

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