Definition of Effacing

1. Verb. (present participle of efface) ¹



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Definition of Effacing

1. efface [v] - See also: efface

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Effacing

efavirenz
eff and blind
effable
effably
efface
effaceable
effaced
effacement
effacements
effacer
effacers
effaces
effacing (current term)
effascinate
effascinated
effascinates
effascinating
effascination
effascinations
effect
effect modifier
effect modifiers
effect size
effect sizes
effected
effecter
effecters

Literary usage of Effacing

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Soon after his death, four of his works were placed on the Index; it was found that in them he had erred on the side of effacing the distinction between the ..."

2. Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1898)
"... the highest glory of self-effacing love; these two forces work in opposition. We have tied them together. We have made the woman, the mother,— the very ..."

3. Curran and his contemporaries by Charles Phillips (1850)
"... recrimination too often occupies the place of mutual forgiveness, and persecution follows the footsteps of religion, effacing them with blood. ..."

4. A Year of Consolation by Fanny Kemble (1847)
"... While, trooping by, the pageant grand and gay Of life shall fill the mirror of thy sight; Its last faint lineaments effacing quite. So must it be, ..."

5. Ecce Mundus: Industrial Ideals and the Book Beautifulby Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson by Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson (1902)
"... all the other parts subordinating or even effacing themselves for the sake of this one or more, and each in turn being capable of playing this supreme ..."

6. Historic and Monumental Rome: A Handbook for the Students of Classical and by Charles Isidore Hemans (1874)
"... treatment: it is the Son of God withdrawn from human sympathies, invested with attributes that only excite terror—the Judge effacing the Redeemer. ..."

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