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Verb(1) edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
(1) It's one thing to bowdlerize copy for family consumption, it's quite another to make it sound like someone is being suspended in an act of ultra-PC idiocy because you don't print the actual quote that got them in trouble.(2) But none of this comes close to making up for what is a standard made-for-television biography eviscerated by massive, inexcusable bowdlerization .(3) I want to do a very quick and inevitably glib and bowdlerised bit of history before coming to my point.(4) I'll confess I didn't realize how much his stuff got bowdlerized for the airwaves.(5) Mistress Quickly's lines were severely bowdlerized in the 19th century.(6) This edition restores Hardy's original punctuation and removes the bowdlerisms forced upon the text on its initial publication.(7) Forget that the sense of it being a fable is bowdlerized by the fact that almost none of the character action is fully motivated.(8) Spencer sees that modern astronomy's contempt for its mystically minded ancestor has required an acrobatic rewrite of history, in which the ideas of those of the past have been bowdlerised and suppressed.(9) The more subversive, high-functional sufferers of this syndrome can be quite funny, at least in the context of repressed and bowdlerized bourgeois institutions, like junior high.(10) The first intimations of serious trouble came from Trieste, where the censors savagely bowdlerised Stiffelio 1850.(11) The shape of the great tales, so often bastardised and bowdlerised , is lost without the fine-weave and fibre of the prose itself.(12) No, it wasn't ├ö├ç├┐walk and chew gum├ö├ç├û, it was ├ö├ç├┐fart and chew gum├ö├ç├û, as you well known; it was bowdlerised for popular consumption.(13) But the Hollywood treatment reflected the bowdlerization of the era.(14) After his death, he remained a key figure, both lionized and bowdlerized by the regime, with statues and shrines set up to celebrate him as a ├ö├ç├┐champion of the Party├ö├ç├û.(15) So long as I am a school director I will raise my voice against bowdlerism , and censorship of any kind.(16) This early, healthy, and profoundly Christian apprehension has, of course, been bowdlerized by the pagan eco-spirituality crowd (which sees nature, not as a sacrament, but as a goddess).
(1) bowdlerize :: bowdlerize
1. expurgate ::
2. censor ::
3. blue-pencil ::
4. cut ::
6. purge ::
7. sanitize ::
8. water down ::
Different Formsbowdlerize, bowdlerized, bowdlerizes, bowdlerizing
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