bowdlerise


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Related to bowdlerise: bowdlerizing

bowdlerise


Past participle: bowdlerised
Gerund: bowdlerising

Imperative
bowdlerise
bowdlerise
Present
I bowdlerise
you bowdlerise
he/she/it bowdlerises
we bowdlerise
you bowdlerise
they bowdlerise
Preterite
I bowdlerised
you bowdlerised
he/she/it bowdlerised
we bowdlerised
you bowdlerised
they bowdlerised
Present Continuous
I am bowdlerising
you are bowdlerising
he/she/it is bowdlerising
we are bowdlerising
you are bowdlerising
they are bowdlerising
Present Perfect
I have bowdlerised
you have bowdlerised
he/she/it has bowdlerised
we have bowdlerised
you have bowdlerised
they have bowdlerised
Past Continuous
I was bowdlerising
you were bowdlerising
he/she/it was bowdlerising
we were bowdlerising
you were bowdlerising
they were bowdlerising
Past Perfect
I had bowdlerised
you had bowdlerised
he/she/it had bowdlerised
we had bowdlerised
you had bowdlerised
they had bowdlerised
Future
I will bowdlerise
you will bowdlerise
he/she/it will bowdlerise
we will bowdlerise
you will bowdlerise
they will bowdlerise
Future Perfect
I will have bowdlerised
you will have bowdlerised
he/she/it will have bowdlerised
we will have bowdlerised
you will have bowdlerised
they will have bowdlerised
Future Continuous
I will be bowdlerising
you will be bowdlerising
he/she/it will be bowdlerising
we will be bowdlerising
you will be bowdlerising
they will be bowdlerising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bowdlerising
you have been bowdlerising
he/she/it has been bowdlerising
we have been bowdlerising
you have been bowdlerising
they have been bowdlerising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bowdlerising
you will have been bowdlerising
he/she/it will have been bowdlerising
we will have been bowdlerising
you will have been bowdlerising
they will have been bowdlerising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bowdlerising
you had been bowdlerising
he/she/it had been bowdlerising
we had been bowdlerising
you had been bowdlerising
they had been bowdlerising
Conditional
I would bowdlerise
you would bowdlerise
he/she/it would bowdlerise
we would bowdlerise
you would bowdlerise
they would bowdlerise
Past Conditional
I would have bowdlerised
you would have bowdlerised
he/she/it would have bowdlerised
we would have bowdlerised
you would have bowdlerised
they would have bowdlerised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bowdlerise - edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel"
abbreviate, abridge, foreshorten, shorten, contract, reduce, cut - reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
References in periodicals archive ?
No-one wants to bowdlerise or romanticise his life but concentrating on his death at a time when he had tax problems, was seriously ill and was drinking far too much is not going to give the whole picture.
Keen does not set out to idealise or bowdlerise the Aboriginal societies of the past.
Vyvyan Holland [Wilde's son] is trying to make me bowdlerise Oscar's letters" he groans at one point, and at another pillories an "incredibly addle-witted society woman" who in her memoirs had printed four Wilde letters: