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expunge

ex·punge

expunge

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk spuhnj
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: expunged, expunges, expunging
definition 1: to cross out or erase.
His name is expunged in every place where it appeared in the document.
similar words:
blot out, cross, deface, edit, efface, erase, remove, rub, scratch
definition 2: to destroy all trace of; obliterate.
The record of his committing this crime will eventually be expunged.
similar words:
abolish, blot out, deface, efface, eradicate, obliterate
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derivation: expunger (n.)