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Friday, February 13, 2009

Definitions for expurgate

  1. to remove objectionable words or passages from a document

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Citations for expurgate
Grimms' fairy tales have been expurgated for children. ,
Origin of expurgate
1615-1625
by 1621, from Latin expurgat-, from expurgare, from ex- + purgare "to make clean"