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Synonyms for expunge

to remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean

Synonyms for expunge

remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

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At least I have had that great happiness in life; nor can Caspak, with all her horrors, expunge that which has been.
Often her body was shaken by convulsive shudders as she looked at the kaldanes, but when her eyes wandered to the beautiful bodies and she could for a moment expunge the heads from her consciousness the effect was soothing and refreshing, though when the bodies lay, headless, upon the floor they were quite as shocking as the heads mounted on bodies.
I deplore the action of Lieutenant Alvarez, but I cannot expunge from my mind the loyalty and self-sacrificing friendship which has prompted him to his acts.
We must also expunge the verse, which tells us how Pluto feared, Lest the mansions grim and squalid which the gods abhor should he seen both of mortals and immortals.
Speaker expunges PTI member's similar remarks, adjourns sitting after opposition's protest