One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the young ladies have made an impression on my mind which will not easily be effaced’
erase, eradicate, expunge, blot out, rub out, wipe out, remove, eliminate, excise
delete, cancel, cross out, strike out, ink out, score out, obliterate, blank out, block out, cover over, conceal
2‘he retired to the largest chair and attempted to efface himself’
make oneself inconspicuous, keep out of sight, keep oneself to oneself, keep quiet, keep out of the public eye, avoid publicity, keep out of the limelight, lie low, keep a low profile, regard oneself as unimportant, treat oneself as unimportant, be diffident, be modest, be retiring, withdraw
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