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      vb   tr  
1    to obliterate or make dim  
to efface a memory     
2    to make (oneself) inconspicuous or humble through modesty, cowardice, or obsequiousness  
3    to rub out (a line, drawing, etc.); erase  
     (C15: from French effacer, literally: to obliterate the face; see face)  
  effaceable      adj  
  effacement      n  
   effacer             n  
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