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    bowdlerize

    bowdlerize - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bowdlerize

    Definition
    (verb) edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
    Example Sentence
    • bowdlerize a novel
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Word Root - Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825), English editor who censored and published Shakespeare's writings for family reading.

note 'bow' sound in it.. relate it to your dog. Imagine, you are recording a tape. your dog barked twice or thrice in between.. you will edit and omit it because its indelicate

BORDERLIZE by BULLDOZERIZE (removie indelicate or extra parts)

bowdlerize it's ending sounds like re-size.make it shorten

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you modified your bowling style and bowled or omit the batsman out of the game.

bowdlerize = bawdy + 'del'erize i.e delete and edit all the bawdy (obscene) parts

Sounds like 'Bulldozer' which is used to remove unwanted parts.

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