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Example sentences for prim

To ask this, both sides insist with prim faces, is entirely to miss the point.
Tract houses on prim lanes have been built over the original pasture.
But compared to the scrawny, chain-smoking veterans on his newsdesk he was in truth remarkably prim.
Too many dancers looked too prim and proper to be peasants and they seldom filled the stage with their energy.

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