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efface
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
remove completely from recognition or memory — sometimes by erasing
  • His one terror was to do anything which might efface the sound and impression of her words; his one thought, that he should never again feel quite alone.
    Chapter 24 (72% in)
  • In THEIR day, the elder ladies agreed, the wife of a man who had done anything disgraceful in business had only one idea: to efface herself, to disappear with him.
    Chapter 27 (66% in)

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