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expurgatory


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Expurgatory  \Ex*pur"ga*to*ry\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  expurgatoire.] 
  Serving  to  purify  from  anything  noxious  or  erroneous; 
  cleansing;  purifying.  ``Expurgatory  animadversions.''  --Sir 
  T.  Browne. 
 
  {Expurgatory  Index}.  See  {Index  Expurgatorius},  under 
  {Index}.