But they did not file a report of her probable death nor ask the local government office to expurgate
her name from the family records.
The word bowdlerize was current by the mid-1830s as a synonym for expurgate
, and it is now used in a pejorative sense.
In their own thinking, and intoxicated with a delusionary nationalism, Germansburnt the books to expurgate
un-German materials from Germany's system and thoughts.
He wished to expurgate
Welsh - "off with its head" as it were.
They are subject to outside pressures as well as personal beliefs that demand that they expurgate
, soften or distort meaning.
The film had its Lebanese theatrical release at the beginning of May, and Lebanon's Catholic Information Council (CCI) this week filed a request with the General Security Directorate for it to expurgate
specific scenes from the film, citing complaints the CCI has received in the last few days.
It is thought likely that negotiations will take place to expurgate
details which Mr Meldrum regards as personal.
Subsequent copies of the manuscript however all contain the expression; the most likely explanation is a later attempt to expurgate
the manuscript of all inappropriate material.
As the quasi-autobiographical plot nears its end, Greene abandons his narrator-hero and adopts a first person monody in which he vehemently attempts to expurgate
the dangers of human vanity.