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efface
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • But he presently went into his father’s room, and the sight there touched him in a way that effaced the slighter impressions of the previous hour.
  • This idea became stronger as she felt more and more certain that she knew the road quite well, and she was considering how she might open a conversation with the injured gypsy, and not only gratify his feelings but efface the impression of her cowardice, when, as they reached a cross-road.
  • "Oh, Bob, it’s you!" said Maggie, starting up with a smile of pleased recognition, for there had been no abundance of kind acts to efface the recollection of Bob’s generosity; "I’m so glad to see you."
  • This new experience was very agreeable to her, so agreeable that it almost effaced her previous emotion about Philip.

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  • She always effaces herself when she is with him.
  • Your dear thoughts have now effaced That beauty that so won me at the outset.
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac

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