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Use "purse-proud" in a sentence
"During the war, Ai-ling maintained a fine home in what journalist Sheen called “purse-proud and contented Hong Kong”—an elegant refuge that May-ling, pleading ill health and claiming that her doctor “had told her she would acquire cancer if she did not rest,” visited fairly often."
"The Baron came in, very much at ease, greeted his friend Bargeton, and favored Lucien with the little nod then in vogue, which the poet in his mind called purse-proud impertinence."
"And as the young men of his own rank would not endure the purse-proud insolence of the Creole, he fell into that taste for low society, which is worse than “pressing to death, whipping, or hanging.”"