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efface (verb), effaces; effaced; effacing
1. To remove, to blur, or to completely eliminate from recognition or recollection: Cornelia wanted to efface the memory of the time she slipped on the icy sidewalk in front of her house and broke her wrist.

Bruno and Colby used brushes and spray paint to efface the words that someone had painted on the walls of their house.

2. To respond in a humble way because of shyness or modesty: Flossie was advised to accept the teacher's compliments regarding her report and not to efface herself by saying she could have done better if she had tried harder.
To make oneself unrecognizable.
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To obliterate by rubbing off.
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To remove by marking out .
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