Expunge

Definition of Expunge

Ex`punge´   Pronunciation: ĕks`pŭnj´
v. t.1.To blot out, as with pen; to rub out; to efface designedly; to obliterate; to strike out wholly; as, to expunge words, lines, or sentences.
[imp. & p. p. Expunged (ĕks*pŭnjd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Expunging (ĕks*pŭn"jĭng).]
2.To strike out; to wipe out or destroy; to annihilate; as, to expunge an offense.
Expunge the whole, or lop th' excrescent parts.
- Pope.

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