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divest
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
separate something from a person or firm — such as to sell, or take, or remove
  • Miss Abbot turned to divest a stout leg of the necessary ligature.
    Chapter 2 (8% in)
  • His shape, now divested of cloak, I perceived harmonised in squareness with his physiognomy: I suppose it was a good figure in the athletic sense of the term — broad chested and thin flanked, though neither tall nor graceful.
    Chapter 13 (21% in)

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