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 for bowdlerise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  bowdlerise \bowdlerise\ v.
     same as bowdlerize.
     Syn: bowdlerize, expurgate, shorten, cut.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate;
           "bowdlerize a novel" [syn: bowdlerize, bowdlerise,
           expurgate, castrate, shorten]

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