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divest
used in King Lear

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Definition
separate something from a person or firm — such as to sell, or take, or remove
  • —Tell me, my daughters,— Since now we will divest us both of rule, Interest of territory, cares of state,— Which of you shall we say doth love us most?
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (17% in)

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