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Word: bowdlerize

Definition: expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler


More Vocab Words

::: problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
::: exult - rejoice
::: smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
::: relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
::: innate - inborn
::: memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
::: allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
::: stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird