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Word: bowdlerize

Definition: expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler


More Vocab Words

::: lateral - of or coming from the side
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
::: appall - dismay; shock deeply
::: inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
::: euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
::: inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
::: progenitor - ancestor