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expurgate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of expurgate

  1. to remove objectionable parts from <the newspaper had to expurgate the expletive-laden speech that the criminal made upon being sentenced to life imprisonment> Synonyms bowdlerize, clean (up), censor, launder, red-pencilRelated Words cleanse, purge, purify; abbreviate, blue-pencil, edit, shorten; bleep, blip, cut (out), delete, excise, expunge, gut, x (out); black out, repress, silence, suppress; censure, condemn, denounce; examine, review, screen, scrutinizeNear Antonyms approve, authorize, sanction


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