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divest
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  • "Much obliged to you, ma’am!" says Mr. Guppy, divesting himself of his wet dreadnought in the hall.
  • It had come on there, I dare say, a hundred times before, but I could not divest myself of an idea that it MIGHT lead to some result now.
  • His sole occupation was to sit with his head against the wall, looking hard at the thoughtful baby; and I could not quite divest my mind of a fancy that they understood one another.

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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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