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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of expurge.


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  • All we can do now is ensure that our complaint with the BBB is not expurged from Premier's record and encourage the other people we know who have had problems that they should make equally certain.

    Trouble from 2 years ago

  • But once the English language has fallen from the etheral atmosphere of immemorial purity into flattened pidgin expurged from the affects which could possibly mislead the translator, newcomers to English could well "creolize" Euro-English. EUROLISH.

  • Until the stain upon his name was removed and the judgment of the court expurged, he felt he could not tell her what he wished, what indeed he was sure she would not be averse to hearing.

    A Mating in the Wilds

  • Ahaziah, whom Jehu killed, was a shameless sinner; he had the Name of God expurged from every passage in which it occurred in the Holy Scriptures, and the names of idols inserted in its place.

    The Legends of the Jews — Volume 4

  • The Babylonian Underworld goddess or god has nothing to do with moral character, and among the Hebrews, so far as the statements in the Old Testament go, no special deity was assigned to the other world; whether such an Underworld deity once existed and was lost by the Hebrews, or has been expurged by the later editors of the Old

    Introduction to the History of Religions Handbooks on the History of Religions, Volume IV

  • It is said that there were in the church of Antioch doctors, prophets and great masters in holy scripture among whom were Barnabas, Simon, and many other great clerks, yet had he desire well ordinate and expurged them from the dust of all worldly affection, and thereof is found in the Acts of Apostles the fourth chapter, that he sold a field that he had, and the value and price thereof he laid at the feet of the apostles.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 3

  • I can see nothing in my political course, especially in regard to human freedom, which I could wish to have expurged or changed. "

    History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States


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