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Synonyms of bowdlerize in English:


  • he crossed out the expletives in Sheridan and bowdlerized ‘Macbeth’
    make cuts to, delete parts of, make deletions in;
    purge, purify, sanitize, make presentable, make acceptable, make palatable, water down, emasculate
    informal clean up
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