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use "censorious" in a sentence

Her views on homosexuality were not censorious, but were still a far cry from those of second-wave feminism a few years later.

Meanwhile, the censorious head of Jewish America's Anti-Defamation League told the US publishers: 'The issue is not whether Goldhagen's thesis
making himself responsible for public moralsö (xx).

Empress Dowager wu believed him and thought he was faithful to her, and therefore made him a secret police official, rising to the rank of deputy imperial censor (????, Yushi Zhongcheng).

Confusingly, this version is marked "passed by censor.

Both the presumption of the censor and recognition of the work's lasting literary value have been noted in the comment.

As censor and pontifex maximus he was morally obliged to renew the mos maiores by the will of the gods and the "Senate and people of Rome" ( senatus populusque romanus ).

censored chapter The government censor, at the time Dostovesky submitted his book, suppressed the chapter "At Tikhon's", which concerns Stavrogin's confession of having molested a 14 year old girl, causing the girl to commit suicide.

The Film censor's Office pronounced it "politically valuable", '"artistically valuable" and "valuable for the people" - a combination of accolades also granted, for example, to Gerhard Lamprecht 's nationalist hero biography "Diesel" (also 1942).

The Chapelier Law would transfer the role of the censor from the absolute will of the court to the negotiable preferences of the nation.

Roman roads were named after the censor who had ordered their construction or reconstruction.

At the height of its influence, it was a de facto censor for the U.S. comic book industry.

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