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blue pencil

verb as in expurgate

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Example Sentences

Then my secretary types up my material, prints it out, and then I revise using a 0.7 mm blue pencil.

The prince took up the pamphlet which he had been busy underlining with red and blue pencil.

Sunday newspaper specials came home with "return" written in blue pencil across the neatly typed page.

He selected the eggs with great care, marking some very choice ones with a blue pencil.

You have not written a single letter since you came here—only a post-card, and that you wrote with a blue pencil.

"Dig up some sand, pard, and fling it into the cinder-sifter while I write out the caution in blue pencil," said Stanley.


On this page you'll find 262 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blue-pencil, such as: analyze, blue pencil, check, correct, cut, and delete.

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