Friday, February 13, 2009

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Word of the Day for Friday, February 13, 2009

expurgate \EK-sper-geyt\, verb:

to remove objectionable words or passages from a document

Grimms' fairy tales have been expurgated for children.

by 1621, from Latin expurgat-, from expurgare, from ex- + purgare "to make clean"

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