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efface
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The House of Mirth
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  • In summer, when he joined them for a Sunday at Newport or Southampton, he was even more effaced and silent than in winter.
  • She no longer meant to destroy them: that intention had been effaced by the quick corrosion of Mrs. Peniston’s words.
  • Chapter 8 The first thousand dollar cheque which Lily received with a blotted scrawl from Gus Trenor strengthened her self-confidence in the exact degree to which it effaced her debts.
  • Moreover she had not seen Trenor since the day of the Van Osburgh wedding, and in his continued absence the trace of Rosedale’s words was soon effaced by other impressions.

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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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