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Meaning of EXPURGATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
 

EXPURGATION is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: castration
 
 See Also: bowdlerisation, bowdlerization, deletion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`pur*ga"tion\, n. [L. expurgatio justification,
excuse: cf. F. expurgation.]
The act of expurgating, purging, or cleansing; purification
from anything noxious, offensive, sinful, or erroneous.
--Milton.

 

 

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