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Synonyms for efface

efface yourself


  • make yourself inconspicuous
  • withdraw
  • be retiring
  • keep a low profile
  • be timid
  • be diffident
  • be bashful
  • keep out of the limelight
  • be modest
  • keep out of the public eye
  • be unassertive

Synonyms for efface

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

Synonyms for efface

remove completely from recognition or memory

make inconspicuous

Related Words

remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing

References in classic literature ?
Let us efface `Medici,' " said Pittrino, supplicatingly.
A rude noise broke on these fine ripplings and whisperings, at once so far away and so clear: a positive tramp, tramp, a metallic clatter, which effaced the soft wave-wanderings; as, in a picture, the solid mass of a crag, or the rough boles of a great oak, drawn in dark and strong on the foreground, efface the aerial distance of azure hill, sunny horizon, and blended clouds where tint melts into tint.
Aux dernieres nouvelles, Nizar Bahaloul a ete relaches apres avoir ete interroge, alors les enregistrements photographiques ont ete detruits ou effaces, selon nos sources.
The article sheds light on the hidden aspects of the creative process, one that by nature effaces the borders between creation and documentation.
Tir inside the intestinal cell initiates a cascade of events that effaces the nutrient-absorbing projections from the intestinal cell's outer surface and forces the cell to rearrange itself into a bacterium-embracing pedestal.
That's not to say that Tapley completely effaces any trace of her hand, however; the individual brushstroke can sometimes be quite evident, though minute.