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Word: bowdlerize

Definition: expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler


More Vocab Words

::: swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
::: unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
::: feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
::: narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
::: miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
::: crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
::: rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person