expurgated :

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  • v  edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
  • s  having material deleted
    at that time even Shakespeare was considered dangerous except in the expurgated versions

  • Details of MPs' expenses were due to be published by the authorities in expurgated form this summer.
  • Ninety-seven editors let the warning pass, knowing full well that he could be expurgated like anybody else, if he broke the laws of libel or good taste.
  • Both old and New Testament had been carefully revised and expurgated of all things that might bring evil thoughts to the young.

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