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How to use expurgate in a sentence

The resolutions of the loyalists were curiosities, and the secretary did not always expurgate bad spelling, etc.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
Why must Northern publishers expurgate and emasculate the literature of the world before it is permitted to reach them?
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 1, ISSUE 2, DECEMBER, 1857VARIOUS
The dreamer sees a worshipper—his wife—enter, to palliate or expurgate her soul of some ugly stain.
THE BROWNING CYCLOPDIAEDWARD BERDOE
His speech was two or three words longer, but they are inappropriate at the end of a chapter, and I expurgate.
THE CAVALIERGEORGE WASHINGTON CABLE
They would expurgate it from their vocabulary if they could.
'BOY WANTED'NIXON WATERMAN
If they were not there, les intellectuels of Athens could not expurgate them.
THE WORLD OF HOMERANDREW LANG
It is admitted that the poets did not in the same way "expurgate" the "Cyclic" epics.
THE WORLD OF HOMERANDREW LANG
Therefore the editor undertook to expurgate the epigrammatists, especially Catullus and Martial.
AN ESSAY ON TRUE AND APPARENT BEAUTY IN WHICH FROM SETTLED PRINCIPLES IS RENDERED THE GROUNDS FOR CHOOSING AND REJECTING EPIGRAMSPIERRE NICOLE
Homer himself found such deeds in the tradition; and though he regards them with horror, he cannot expurgate them.
THE WORLD OF HOMERANDREW LANG
His principal object was to expurgate it from impurities and to supersede it by what he considered a more edifying text.
STUDIES OF THE GREEK POETS (VOL II OF 2)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPURGATE

  • absolved
  • clarified
  • cleaned
  • cleared
  • depurgated
  • disinfected
  • expurgated
  • laundered
  • lustrated
  • purged
  • purified
  • refined
  • restored
  • rinsed
  • sanitized
  • scoured
  • scrubbed
  • sterilized
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