How To Use Expunge In A Sentence

  • Ghosts of expunged flora, the never-born groaning in vegetative chancery beneath the asphalt came up with a tropical curse, an equatorial leaden wet sweat of air which rose from the earth itself, rose right up through the baked asphalt and into the heated air which entered the lungs like a hand slipping into a rubber glove. Southpaw Grammar
  • Shakespeare's plays are so corrupt, any criticaster has good leave to expunge or expand at will, under a roving commission to hack and hew wheresoever and howsoever it may please him, under the plea of restoring the text. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 099, March, 1876
  • The Mafia is almost totally expunged in Sicily anyhow – at least publicly. Mafia-free wine, White House, Justice Roberts, wine service – sipped and spit | Dr Vino's wine blog
  • Details of his criminal activities were expunged from the file.
  • The enthusiasm of the people is thus utilized before it has evanesced; but once enlisted (and that for the war) the word should be expunged from the soldier's vocabulary. Memoirs of the War of Secession
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  • Fredrik Nyman: So what exactly does it mean to have your conviction expunged? The Volokh Conspiracy » “Down the Memory Hole” Speech Restrictions, Supported by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
  • Also, any ‘questionable language’ in the songs has been expunged.
  • She expunged the sound of his voice from the tape recording.
  • So the world has been stood on its head, historical memory has been expunged, and rationality and decency have gone into retreat across the continent of Europe.
  • Sometimes, Gandhi said Indian freedom would never come until untouchability was expunged; sometimes he argued that untouchability could be eliminated only after independence was won.
  • His name has been expunged from the list of members.
  • A Victorian campaign to expunge it is likely to be futile, therefore fatuous.
  • The presence of these engrams impedes personal development and happiness in one's later life, and so they need to be expunged, or ‘cleared,’ in order to achieve mental and emotional well-being.
  • Details of his criminal activities were expunged from the file.
  • Puritanism had initially been a movement to expunge remaining elements of Catholicism from the Church of England.
  • I shall expiate my sin of leaving you forlorn in wicked Suez and expunge myself of guilt for ever more. THE BLACK OPAL
  • Under fome heads indeed, many refolutions have been wholly expunged; either on account of their relating to a ftate of things which no longer exiils in the prefent eftablilhment; or becaufe, upon niature deli - beration, they were confidered as objedlionable. Rules and regulations adopted by the committee for general purposes of the Stock-Exchange;
  • The incident could be expunged from his records as the words of a mentally unstable girl.
  • African Union summit, Mugabe said opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai should not "delude" himself into thinking the result of the June 27 poll could be expunged from the record books and should renounce his claims to the presidency. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • If the conviction is truely expunged, there is no record for him to point to saying so, just as there should be no record for the libeler to point to about the now non-existent conviction. The Volokh Conspiracy » “Down the Memory Hole” Speech Restrictions, Supported by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
  • He had a bad taste in his mouth which had nothing to do with his ordeals ... and, though nobody knew better than he how empty all vengeance is, an inexpungeable memory of Jillith. Anywhen
  • In all of the stories, he expunged crudities and added gallant prose.
  • Thoughts such as those though will be expunged from the memory of the runner when he takes to the grid for this afternoon's 500-mile race.
  • He was pardoned for all three convictions and one was expunged, yet husband and wife lived apart for more than two years.
  • The usual pattern was the one-off benefit to private capital of a state asset on the cheap - with debts being expunged and subsidies being provided.
  • Their criminal records were expunged in return for their testimony.
  • They know that his letters home will be read by censors, and that any indication of his whereabouts will be expunged.
  • Perhaps there needs to be some kind of commission for truth and reconciliation so the historical crimes perpetrated in its name can be expunged from the record.
  • These people, trained by Gmail to just hit "Reply" without having to expunge unnecessary text from an email, will begin clogging inboxes everywhere with 19k emails that contain three new lines of text. The Gmail Problem
  • Those in the book can be easily erased while the ones in the heart cannot be expunged, he said.
  • Often, the dross is expunged when excitement fades, leaving the fine kernel behind. notes from the peanut gallery
  • She wondered if it had anything to do with her having fallen in love with Stanley Godwit and then quickly tried to expunge the thought. INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3
  • He would wipe that scene from his mind, expunge it, tear it out shred by shred. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE
  • Anyway, I'm back on the cam and the imposter has been expunged.
  • I wanted to expunge the memory of that first race from my mind.
  • He would wipe that scene from his mind, expunge it, tear it out shred by shred. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE
  • But the answer to the present imperfections is in part to abolish faith schools in their entirety and expunge religion from schools, except as a topic of study.
  • Sliced down its back, expunged of all offending bones and barely deep fried, the white meat is flavorful and tender, blending nicely with the bed of somewhat soupy tomato-spiked polenta and deep green and garlicky broccoli rabe.
  • This should be entirely expunged from our thinking.
  • The editor expunged a passage from the book.
  • Of course we must detect, prevent and expunge it as best we can - but it is a monstrous force of unreason beyond arguing with.
  • I wanted to expunge the memory of that first race from my mind.
  • They had chiselled away every portrait of the false pharaoh and expunged his name from the walls and tall hypostyle columns. Warlock
  • And it accuses the school of "irreparably" harming Mr. Spaide, demanding that Dalton expunge any reference to the scandal from his record. Schools For Scandal
  • Clearly, the old boy networking and advantages of the privileged classes have not yet been expunged.
  • Examples of things that should be expunged is circumcision on women, marriage based on ethnicity/kinship, superstitious beliefs and practices (example ogbanje) etc etc. Interview Thursday:"No one tried to help me when I was raped.I tried to reach out to my best friend at the time but she completely backed off"- Adaeze
  • Provisionally, they seemed to agree, provided all religious references were expunged from the script.
  • (My copy of this report from the FBI reading room expunged this informant's comments about Lt. G's "excitable" nature.) Miss Yourlovin: GIs, Gender, and Domesticity during World War II
  • She wondered if it had anything to do with her having fallen in love with Stanley Godwit and then quickly tried to expunge the thought. INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3
  • He could not expunge the incident from his memory.
  • The punishment for such a violation is to be banned from performing any priestly function until the uncanonical act is expunged through repentance.
  • You might think that any hint of the politically incorrect might have been expunged from our toy shops by now, but no.
  • The only fictions that elude our suspicions, not to say (sooner or later) our contempt, are those to be found in the arts; embracing the inexpungeable defect of our pattern-seeking and pattern-making, artists cause the defect to become — or seem to become, in our apprehension of their handiwork — a virtue. Joseph Campbell: An Exchange
  • All references to his drug use have been expunged, and he's now a dashing old adventurer grieving over his inability to save his son's life.
  • So if the R-word is to be the new N-word, maybe Mr. Emanuel's time could be better spent getting the term expunged from his boss's two autobiographies. Latest Articles
  • Should be summarily executed and expunged from the records. Archive 2009-02-01
  • I shall expiate my sin of leaving you forlorn in wicked Suez and expunge myself of guilt for ever more. THE BLACK OPAL
  • Some people even wanted to see his name expunged from the place altogether. Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • But they were not the kind of people to try to expunge his memory or pretend that he was a bounder. DOLL'S EYES
  • The, ‘Flight or Fight’ mechanism is Mankind's last direct link to animalism, which Civilisation still seeks to expunge from the human psyche.
  • She expunged the sound of his voice from the tape recording.
  • Her name was expunged from the list.
  • She has been unable to expunge the details of the accident from her memory.
  • The London train bombings showed up the naivete of that attitude but didn't expunge it. A “Golden Age” of Fantasy?
  • Her name was expunged from the list.
  • Congress, will try to expunge the latter-day variant called Reaganism, and might succeed. Paralysis: An Early Stage of Paradigm Shift
  • He's not just trying to remove the Treaty from law, but expunge it from public consciousness altogether.
  • The usual pattern was the one-off benefit to private capital of a state asset on the cheap - with debts being expunged and subsidies being provided.
  • If we try and expunge all the bits that don't fit with a controlled or rational model of the mind, we end up with something that's bleached of interest.
  • Never had he suggested a deal to expunge some crime from his past record. BLACK EAGLES
  • The editor expunged a passage from the book.
  • The "I had my records expunged" - or "I had my name taken off the list" ploy is just as phony. Capt. Mike McGrath's "Macs Facts"
  • They were arrested and court-martialed and it wasn't until many years later that their record was expunged.
  • A morning newspaper should be a city's crown of glory, an intellectual Aurora ushering in the new-born day; but in Houston's case her chief newspaper is a sorrow's crown of sorrow, her inexpungeable badge of shame. The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 1.
  • She has been unable to expunge the details of the accident from her memory.
  • The Mafia is almost totally expunged in Sicily anyhow – at least publicly. Mafia-free wine, White House, Justice Roberts, wine service – sipped and spit | Dr Vino's wine blog
  • They demanded that school officials apologize and expunge the incident from her son's records.
  • She expunged the sound of his voice from the tape recording.
  • Never had he suggested a deal to expunge some crime from his past record. BLACK EAGLES
  • In a culture where knockoffs are normal, from sportswear to DVDs, it will not be easy to expunge deep-rooted academic habits, they warn.
  • She expunged the sound of his voice from the tape recording.
  • Virgil recognizes the anomaly of expunged Trojan origins and effectively mythicizes it in Book 12 of the Aeneid.
  • The revolutionaries expunged domestic opposition.
  • If you want someone's memory to be expunged from popular consciousness, you shouldn't go around writing newspaper articles about them.
  • My friend was having problems of her own, every few moments ducking her head to furtively expunge small pieces of gristle into her napkin.
  • There's one valedictory wink from the great magician, a final card containing a list of synonyms for "efface" - expunge, erase, delete, rub out, wipe out and ... obliterate. Culture | guardian.co.uk
  • She has been unable to expunge the details of the accident from her memory.
  • I blame it all on becca who called me in the middle of the night to talk to me all about how the two best friends names are Kate and Becca and that the main character lives in apartment 601 as my address and other kooky details that i have been trying to forget nightly since i saw that movie, And then every sound is that kid coming out of the television and im only writing about it now in order to expunge as i fear she will grab hold of my foot from under the desk and eat me or turn me into something decomposing or whatever it is she does. i-claudius Diary Entry
  • Civilization may be expunged if there is another world war.
  • His name has been expunged from the list of members.
  • Equality is the soul of friendship: marriage, to give delight, must join two minds, not devote a slave to the will of an imperious lord; whatever conveys the idea of subjection necessarily destroys that of love, of which I am so convinced, that I have always wished the word obey expunged from the marriage ceremony. The History of Emily Montague
  • It now expunges records of a book's last reader after 30 days.
  • None has succeeded from having his or her name expunged from Washington's kingpin list. SFGate: Top News Stories
  • Assimilation, with or without conversion to the majority faith, might succeed in masking this bedrock taint; it could not expunge it.
  • He could not expunge the incident from his memory.
  • Hector had expunged any reference to his health when issuing his blue copy.
  • The whole of the damnatory clause in the exhortation, from the word "unworthily" to "sundry kinds of death," is expunged. Lands of the Slave and the Free Cuba, the United States, and Canada
  • Were nationalism and patriotism to be expunged from the human heart, I doubt that a single human life would be saved. War on Terror
  • I shall expiate my sin of leaving you forlorn in wicked Suez and expunge myself of guilt for ever more. THE BLACK OPAL

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