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See definition of expunging on Dictionary.com
  • as indeletion
  • as inerasure
  • as inexpunction
  • as inobliteration

synonyms for expunging

  • cancellation
  • cut
  • expunction
  • remotion
  • removal
  • crossing out
  • deletion
  • eradication
  • expunction
  • obliteration
  • blotting out
  • canceling
  • crossing out
  • deleting
  • effacing
  • rubbing out
  • scratching out
  • wiping out
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How to use expunging in a sentence

There was no possible chance of doing it without expunging a soldier or a policeman, or disfiguring the entire province.
THE LAND OF THORJ. ROSS BROWNE
Some of the speeches on the expunging resolution show delicious, although entirely unconscious, humor.
THOMAS HART BENTONTHEODORE ROOSEVELT
Now it was not the intention of Mr. King to move the expunging resolution.
THIRTY YEARS' VIEW (VOL. I OF 2)THOMAS HART BENTON
There is no such thing as expunging what has been, or of erasing what is to be.
THE BUSINESS OF LIFEROBERT W. CHAMBERS
She had begged earnestly for the expunging of the "pious family."
RED AS A ROSE IS SHERHODA BROUGHTON
He stayed one night to a late hour, listening to a debate in the Senate on the expunging resolution.
HOMES OF AMERICAN STATESMENVARIOUS
Repeatedly, from my seat in the Senate, I have made appeals for the expunging of that word from the laws.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 18 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
Hence, the interrogatory put by Mr. Clay to Mr. King—the inquiry whether he intended to move an expunging resolution?
THIRTY YEARS' VIEW (VOL. I OF 2)THOMAS HART BENTON
Mr. Fox had heretofore opposed the expunging resolution, but now yielded to it in obedience to the voice of the people.
THIRTY YEARS' VIEW (VOL. I OF 2)THOMAS HART BENTON
Sir, can we forget the scene which was exhibited in this chamber when that expunging resolution was first introduced here?
THIRTY YEARS' VIEW (VOL. I OF 2)THOMAS HART BENTON
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPUNGING

  • cancellation
  • crossing out
  • cut
  • expunction
  • expunging
  • remotion
  • removal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.