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Synonyms for bowdlerize
ˈboʊd ləˌraɪz, ˈbaʊd-bowd·ler·ize

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  1. bowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, castrate, shortenverb

    edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

    "bowdlerize a novel"

    Synonyms:
    emasculate, alter, bowdlerise, neuter, shorten, reduce, cut, abridge, castrate, spay, contract, foreshorten, demasculinise, expurgate, demasculinize, abbreviate

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