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divest
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Jane Eyre
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  • Miss Abbot turned to divest a stout leg of the necessary ligature.
  • His shape, now divested of cloak, I perceived harmonised in squareness with his physiognomy: I suppose it was a good figure in the athletic sense of the term — broad chested and thin flanked, though neither tall nor graceful.

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  • The company divest itself of its South African holdings
  • he was divested of his rights and his title

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