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bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air