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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Expurgate  \Ex"pur*gate\  (?;  277),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Expurgated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Expurgating}.]  [L.  expurgatus 
  p.  p.  of  expurgare  to  purge,  purify;  ex  out  from  +  purgare 
  to  cleanse,  purify,  purge.  See  {Purge},  and  cf  {Spurge}.] 
  To  purify;  to  clear  from  anything  noxious,  offensive,  or 
  erroneous;  to  cleanse;  to  purge;  as  to  expurgate  a  book. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  expurgated 
  adj  :  having  material  deleted;  "at  that  time  even  Shakespeare  was 
  considered  dangerous  except  in  the  expurgated  versions" 




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