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expurgatorial

[ik-spur-guh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ɪkˌspɜr gəˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to an expurgator or to expurgation.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; expurgator(y) + -ial
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