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Word: bowdlerize

Definition: expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler


More Vocab Words

::: relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
::: discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
::: curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
::: intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
::: amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
::: hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
::: ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
::: barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance