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  • v  assume a prim appearance
    They mince and prim
  • v  contract one's lips
    She primmed her lips after every bite of food
  • v  dress primly
  • s  affectedly dainty or refined
  • s  exaggeratedly proper

  • But for all her modesty and restraint, she was not prim.
  • Despite its prim, straight-laced reputation, Singapore's nightlife is actually quite racy, though compared to Barcelona or New York, the party ends early (around 3 a.
  • Young Alice, a rambunctious tomboy, considered herself "the outsider in the nursery" and often clashed with her prim stepmother and competed with the rest of the children for her .
News & Articles

  • Primo Water Announces Promotions and Additions to Senior Management Team
    Matt Sheehan Promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer Richard Belmont Promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Innovation and Global Sourcing Mary Leonard Joins Primo ...
    June 11, 2013 - GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Primoris Subsidiary Rockford Corporation Announces New Contract Work Valued At Over $91M
    Primoris Services Corporation (“Primoris” or “Company”) recently announced major new contract awards totaling $91.9 million. The pipeline work contracts were secured by Rockford Corporation, a Primoris subsidiary and part of the West Construction Services segment. Rockford’s new work includes five contracts for new pipeline construction in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Washington
    June 10, 2013 - ChemicalOnline

  • Melissa Gilbert in International Herald Tribune
    There are references to Ma not being all that prim and proper,Gilbert said. "It's a much different relationship than it was in the television show. ...... The relationship between Ma and Pa is much sparkier. In pictures they're always...
  • Annie Potts in AHN | All Headline News
    Designing Womenco-star Annie Potts told that the tragic star was a "goddess," further describing Carter as "Beautiful and brainy, smart and funny, prim and sexy, wickedly talented and divinely sweet."
  • Andrew Davies in CNN
    Her work, Davies argues, "is not just social comedy. It's about money, struggle for individualism, sex -- all the kinds of things that interest us now. People sometimes misinterpret that. Jane Austen is regarded as such a prim writer. Well, she's...

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