use puritans in a sentence.
The descendants of the puritans are about as noble & decent examples of Americans as have been so far.
But you do get plenty of drunk puritans, which is the real bonus of that play.
Maria draws back from labelling puritans generally in this way, but issues an implicit warning: if any puritans are like Malvolio, they deserve to be outwitted and humiliated.
Several of the conspirators proposed obtaining foreign aid previous to the execution of their design; but this was over-ruled, and it was agreed only to apply to France, Spain, and other powers for assistance after the plot had taken effect; they also resolved to proclaim the princess Elizabeth queen, and to spread a report, after the blow was given, that the puritans were the perpetrators of so inhuman an action.
It does not speak well for the state of American Catholicism when ladies and gentlemen cannot express their opinions about basic decency without being called "puritans" and "prudes."