Pronunciation: (ek'spur-gāt"), [key]
—v.t., -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
1. to amend by removing words, passages, etc., deemed offensive or objectionable: Most children read an expurgated version of Grimms' fairy tales.
2. to purge or cleanse of moral offensiveness.
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