bowdlerise


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Synonyms for bowdlerise

edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

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Barbirolli's hand-picked cast is magnificent: Renata Scotto so ecstatically vulnerable, so ultimately tragic in stature as Butterfly; Carlo Bergonzi glorious as the caddish Pinkerton (sweet how the German translation bowdlerises his apparently nudge-making name in that language to 'Linkerton'); and Rolando Panerai so well-cast as the sympathetic, sorrowing Consul Sharpless.