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Word: expurgate

Definition: clean; remove offensive parts of a book


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::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
::: bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
::: Occident - the West
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
::: proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
::: predilection - preference; partiality
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight