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Meaning of BOWDLERISE

Pronunciation:  'bawdlu`rIz

 
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 Definition: 
[v]  edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel"
 

BOWDLERISE is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bowdlerize, castrate, expurgate, shorten
 
 See Also: abbreviate, abridge, contract, cut, foreshorten, reduce

 

 

 

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