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expurgate

verb

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to remove objectionable parts from
  • the newspaper had to expurgate the expletive-laden speech that the criminal made upon being sentenced to life imprisonment

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The first known use of expurgate was in 1678

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“Expurgate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expurgate. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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