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  Definition of Efface
  1. remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps"
  2. remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing; "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"
  3. make inconspicuous; "efface onself"
Similar Words: obliterate, erase, rub out, score out, wipe off

 

Hyponyms: sponge, scratch out, cut out

 

Entailments: rub

 

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

 

 
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