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Word: bowdlerize

Definition: expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler


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::: acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
::: aberrant - abnormal or deviant
::: primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
::: extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
::: delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
::: capricious - unpredictable; fickle
::: sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
::: writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
::: antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
::: subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass