expurgate expurgate

Definition(s):

  • (v) edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

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Usage(s):

  1. It seemed unfair to burden Riyadh with the legacy of its most notorious son especially since the city wants so badly to expurgate him from its self-image.
  2. They were asked whether, in their opinion, PTI should expurgate its Air Express edition.
  3. But the reliance on academic jargon, or rather the trend towards failing to expurgate it, is a reflection of insecurity on a personal and an institutional level.
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