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  Words related to efface

Related / Similar Words: obliterate, erase, rub out, score out, wipe off

 

Definition:
  • remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps";
  • remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing; "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!";
  • make inconspicuous; "efface onself";

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    Hyponyms: sponge, scratch out, cut out

     

    Entailments: rub

     

    Derivational Morphology: eradication, obliteration, annihilation, erasure, expunction, expunging, eraser, effacement, self-effacement

     

     
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