expurgatorial

adjective
ex·​pur·​ga·​to·​ri·​al | \ (ˌ)ek-ˌspər-gə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce expurgatorial (audio) \

Definition of expurgatorial

: relating to expurgation or an expurgator : expurgatory

First Known Use of expurgatorial

1807, in the meaning defined above

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“Expurgatorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expurgatorial. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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