divest - Dictionary definition and meaning for word divest
opposite to invest; di + vest; vest means an inner garment; divest is to remove it.
di + vest; (A vest is a type of collarless sleeveless upper-body garment. ); divest is to remove it.
to see the vest's one need to strip the clothes..;)
DIVEST can be considered as the short form of DIsinVEST,meaning to STRIP
Divest: To deprive someone of something have quite similar meaning to 'Devastating':Causing extensive destruction or ruining