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  1. глагол
    • вычёркивать нежелательные места (в книге)

      to expurgate one's manuscripts for publication — подчистить свои рукописи до их издания

    • смягчать (резкое выражение); убирать (непристойности, обидные слова)

    • очищать (нравы и т. п.)

    • прикрашивать, изображать в благоприятном свете

verb
  • вычеркивать

Примеры использования

The rapper was told that if he did not expurgate the offensive lyrics from his new song, it would never be played on the radio.
Although Noah tried very hard to expurgate thoughts of Anna from his mind after the breakup, he still saw her face everywhere.
Even though Wikipedia can be a helpful resource, the interactive ability allows anyone to add information that may be inaccurate or expurgate accurate information just because they’re offended by it.
When she discovered that her brother had found her diary, she decided to expurgate some of the juicier parts by tearing out the pages.
The producer agreed to expurgate some of the R-rated scenes so that the movie could be shown on network television.
Some parents have demanded that the author remove some of the objectionable language, but similar efforts to expurgate Huckleberry Finn and other great works have resulted in much less effective literature.
Because the author’s novels were widely read by middle schoolers, she received a number of requests to write a different version and expurgate all references to Satanism.
According to historical records, there was a lot of disagreement among the founding fathers over whether or not to expurgate the passages referring to slavery from the Constitution.
While some people believe that some content in Shakespeare’s works is inappropriate for younger readers, they wouldn’t understand it anyway, so why expurgate it?
It seems to me that it is immoral to try to expurgate anything from the sacred writings of the past, but there are even some versions of the Bible that have been edited by misguided fanatics.
There is not the slightest reason to regret this thing or to expurgate it.
If they were not there, les intellectuels of Athens could not expurgate them.
It is admitted that the poets did not in the same way "expurgate" the "Cyclic" epics.
Dickens, as we have also stated, consented to expurgate that novel.
His principal object was to expurgate it from impurities and to supersede it by what he considered a more edifying text.
Therefore the editor undertook to expurgate the epigrammatists, especially Catullus and Martial.
Homer himself found such deeds in the tradition; and though he regards them with horror, he cannot expurgate them.
The dreamer sees a worshipper—his wife—enter, to palliate or expurgate her soul of some ugly stain.
His speech was two or three words longer, but they are inappropriate at the end of a chapter, and I expurgate.

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