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Word: bowdlerize

Definition: expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler


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::: tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
::: cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
::: scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
::: trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
::: nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
::: mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
::: vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
::: cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession