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Our prefix closes you in its arms
our infix is transmitting warmth
our suffix leaves no stone unturned
and yet our whole was deadly spurned.

Forever in our minds is burned:
Barthélemy
We pray you've learned:
Who are we?

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  • $\begingroup$ Just a fast one that came to mind. Not as polished as usual. Hope you still like it. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 11, 2018 at 11:10

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You are the

Huguenots

Our prefix closes you in its arms

HUG

our infix is transmitting warmth

ENO is Eagle's Nest Outfitters who sell a variety of gear designed to keep you warm when camping

our suffix leaves no stone unturned

STONE reversed (turned) is ENOTS (thanks to M Oehm for catching this)

and yet our whole was deadly spurned.

The Huguenots were rejected by the Catholic majority of France

Forever in our minds is burned: Barthélemy

The Massacre de la Saint-Barthelemy (St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre) in 1572 was a targeted group of assassinations and a wave of Catholic mob violence, directed against the Huguenots (Wikipedia)

Title Clue

The Huguenots were part of the Protestant Reformation (REFORMED Riley)

Some of my answers are stretches, but the overall word fits well.

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    $\begingroup$ Very good! I think you should literally turn the stone. $\endgroup$
    – M Oehm
    Commented Sep 11, 2018 at 13:51
  • $\begingroup$ @M Oehm. Good catch - I'll edit the better explanation in now. $\endgroup$
    – Pugmonkey
    Commented Sep 11, 2018 at 13:54
  • $\begingroup$ @Pugmonkey. Yes, that's the answer I was looking for. You describe prefix, suffix and title exactly as I meant them. There is only a problem with the infix. Your suggested infix together with prefix and suffix does not cover the complete word. - I admit that my take on the infix is probably the weakest of the three and might be quite obscure, depending on the focus of your educational background. So as a hint: Prefix, Infix and Suffix do not overlap. - I will mark this as the solution soon, but I'll keep the question open for a moment longer in case someone wants to tackle the infix. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 11, 2018 at 18:14
  • $\begingroup$ @Karsten Köpnick. I didn't feel good about my guess for infix, but I didn't see anything better. Your hint that they are non-overlapping makes it obvious what the infix is, but I still can't make sense of the clue. Unless it is rot13(henavhz) which could transmit warmth, I suppose. $\endgroup$
    – Pugmonkey
    Commented Sep 11, 2018 at 18:24
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    $\begingroup$ I wouldn't have gotten the overall riddle, but just for completeness - rot13(svyz pbrssvpvrag) $\endgroup$
    – MetaZen
    Commented Sep 11, 2018 at 19:21

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