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Definition of "effacing" []

  • Present participle of efface. (verb)

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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."