Verb(1) edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
(1) The one major error I have detected in Perkins' biography is the confident assertion that she would not have tried to expurgate every unflattering reference.(2) If anything, the translation has managed to expurgate many of the careless clauses.(3) The epic has been the object of adaptation, interpolation, reinterpretation and expurgation by a number of retellers, each seeking to reflect what he saw as relevant to his time.(4) Thomas Jefferson expurgated his own version by cut and paste method.(5) I resolved to give him an expurgated account of where I'd been when I got home.(6) It had been on the books since 1897, when expurgated editions of the classics, especially for consumption in classrooms, were common.(7) She found that most of them had been expurgated to remove anything that was remotely controversial, in some cases making the author's intention unrecognizable.(8) In fact they expurgated any reference to animal sacrifices from their liturgy.(9) Your Honour could make a direction that the transcript be edited or expurgated to that extent.(10) Previously Mahler's letters to his wife Alma have been available only in her ruthlessly expurgated version.(11) I first considered printing the exchange my friend and I had, but quickly realized that expurgation would rob it of its meaning.(12) Soldiers' missives haven't been routinely expurgated since World War II and the days of ├ö├ç├┐Loose Lips Sink Ships.├ö├ç├û(13) Her curiosity piqued, she gathered 10 exams from the past three years and discovered that most of the literary passages had been expurgated .(14) All reference to them has been expurgated from his works├ö├ç┬¬ and from all other contemporary accounts.(15) We know from medieval records and diaries that such threats to purity were carefully categorized and rules given for their expurgation .(16) In another instance, the search engine on the BBC Web site includes the word terrorist for an entry, but the page in question has had the word expurgated .
(1) expurgate :: expurgate
1. censor ::
2. bowdlerize ::
3. blue-pencil ::
4. cut ::
7. sanitize ::
8. make acceptable ::
9. make palatable ::
10. water down ::
11. tame ::
Different Formsexpurgate, expurgated, expurgates, expurgating
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