expurgatorial

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

adjective

pertaining to an expurgator or to expurgation.

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Origin of expurgatorial

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

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