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efface
used in War and Peace

3 uses
  • He now felt ashamed of his speech with its constitutional tendency and sought an opportunity of effacing it.
    Book Nine — 1812 (**% in)
  • * I did not mean anything, I was only joking," he said, smiling shyly and trying to efface his offense.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (65% in)
  • Where, how, and when had this young countess, educated by an emigree French governess, imbibed from the Russian air she breathed that spirit and obtained that manner which the pas de chale * would, one would have supposed, long ago have effaced?
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (54% in)

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