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    efface - Dictionary definition and meaning for word efface

    Definition
    (verb) remove completely from recognition or memory
    Synonyms : obliterate
    Example Sentence
    • efface the memory of the time in the camps
    Definition
    (verb) make inconspicuous
    Example Sentence
    • efface oneself
    Definition
    (verb) remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing
    Synonyms : erase , rub out , score out , wipe off
    Example Sentence
    • Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for efface

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Closely related to "erase"..to rub out or we can think in another way also, we wash our face to remove the dust from the surface of the skin(ef+face)...

ye-face....dekha hai par yaad nahi hai, its almost erased from my memory..!!!

e+face=erase the face(memory)

e+face=erase the face(memory)

Efface = e+face = erase the face = become inconspicuous Self-effacing = self destroying = self-removing

well......remember it as the trojans were effaced i.e wiped off the face of the earth.

erase faces is akin to erasing completely your memory as you cant even remember a person/object face

efface = effect of ace; i.e the tata ace srtike you & your memory has been lost.

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