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efface
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
efface the memory
Definition
remove completely from recognition or memory — sometimes by erasing
  • ...the convivial atmosphere of Socratic discussion, while to right and left of him were accommodated the flippant prognosticator, fresh from the hippodrome, and that vigilant wanderer, soiled by the dust of travel and combat and stained by the mire of an indelible dishonour, but from whose steadfast and constant heart no lure or peril or threat or degradation could ever efface the image of that voluptuous loveliness which the inspired pencil of Lafayette has limned for ages yet to come.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (76% in)
efface = remove completely from recognition or memory
There are no more uses of "efface" flagged with this meaning in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Mr Bloom effaced the letters with his slow boot.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (98% in)
  • It was effaced as easily as it had been evoked by an allocution from Mr Candidate Mulligan in that vein of pleasantry which none better than he knew how to affect, postulating as the supremest object of desire a nice clean old man.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (62% in)

There are no more uses of "efface" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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