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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

Censor, Censure

They sound similar, and both words deal with negative criticism. Censor as a verb means "to remove unacceptable material." As a noun, it means "someone who censors."

Censure as a verb means "to disapprove of" or "to criticize strongly." As a noun, it means "disapproval," even "scorn."

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