"I will efface myself!" he said, in a rush of almost hysterical ecstasy.
Karamazov, who had been frantically jealous of every one, collapsed, so to speak, and effaced himself at once before this first lover.
But my answer to that is, that, if he was planning such a murder in accordance with his letter, he certainly would not have quarreled even with a shopman, and probably would not have gone into the tavern at all, because a person plotting such a crime seeks quiet and retirement, seeks to efface himself, to avoid being seen and heard, and that not from calculation, but from instinct.
There are no more uses of "efface" in the book.
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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.