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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of edulcorate.


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  • The same cannot be said of the uneven Englishing of "Hergé: The Man Who Created Tintin," which boasts a howler on the preface's first page: "It's still difficult to underestimate the impact of [Hergé's] work on several generations of Europeans" and edulcorates a French racial slur, nègre, by translating it as "Negro."

    SFGate: Top News Stories Benjamin Ivry 2009


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