Devulgarize
Devulgarize \De*vul"gar*ize\, v. t. To free from what is vulgar, common, or narrow. [1913 Webster]

Shakespeare and Plutarch's ``Lives'' are very devulgarizing books. --E. A. Abbott. [1913 Webster]


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