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adjective & nouninformal
- ‘There is, one suspects, a mass of insecurity hidden behind the self-confident, extrovert, Bible-thumping exterior.’
- ‘I looked around, and I was surrounded by closed-minded, Bible-thumping, judgmental people.’
- ‘She is a sneering teenager, dealing with a haunted bedroom, the cute boy next door, Bible-thumping neighbours and barnyard animals.’
- ‘A few even argue that it's personally insulting, since it unfairly portrays him as a Bible-thumping homophobe.’
- ‘From experience, I know that any such talk from my parents would be of the Bible-thumping variety and extremely judgmental.’
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