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expurgate

synonym (synonym of expurgate)

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  • (noun.act)
    the act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who edits a text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    English editor who in 1818 published an expurgated edition of the works of Shakespeare (1754-1825) (noun.person)
     
synonym hypernym derivation bowdlerise bowdlerize castrate shorten abbreviate abridge contract cut foreshorten reduce bowdlerisation bowdlerization castration bowdleriser bowdlerizer expurgator

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