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Word: bowdlerize

Definition: expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler


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::: deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
::: venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
::: conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
::: attenuate - make thin; weaken
::: exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
::: dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion