expurgatorial

[ ik-spur-guh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr- ]
/ ɪkˌspɜr gəˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /

adjective

pertaining to an expurgator or to expurgation.

Nearby words

  1. expulsive pain,
  2. expunction,
  3. expunge,
  4. expurgate,
  5. expurgation,
  6. expurgatory,
  7. expwy,
  8. exquisite,
  9. exr,
  10. exr.

Origin of expurgatorial

First recorded in 1800–10; expurgator(y) + -ial

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