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Use "effacing" in a sentence
"But the ever present voice in my head, urging me to be responsible, to think of others, to act humbly, be self-effacing, is very hard to resist."
"The problem with being self-effacing is that it's a rare person who will promote you when you efface yourself ... and if you happen to be the designated drivers, well you might just not get much notice at all."
"After all he may just have enough shame left to avoid being seen to celebrate the effacing from the history books of the United Kingdom."