Know Your Next Word : expunge

22. expunge :

verb :

1. To strike out, erase or mark for deletion

2. to efface, wipe out or destroy

usage :

  • And when the Russian moon program was finally abandoned, the Kremlin spent considerable effort to expunge it from history.

  • Not only were new data added, but over the centuries old errors were expunged.

  • I have corrected some factual slips, expunged some repetitions.

  • Expugne the whole.

  • All one wants for this exceptional woman is that she be granted 10,000 joys to expunge all the sorrows that have been her life's companion.

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