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  • v. To purge away.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To purge away.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To purge away; cleanse by purging.


Compare Old French espurgier. See expurgate. (Wiktionary)


  • You can't expurge mental prejudice from judicial opinions any more than you can from the reasonings of theologians and atheists ....

    The American Judiciary

  • I mean honestly I don't have any problem with Jews, but I do have a problem with the ignorance of those who comfort themselves with the propaganda spewed out by the Israeli government and then expurge this same propaganda onto those of us who aren't so easily brainwashed.



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