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How to use erase in a sentence

But they could not erase the past; they could not control the more distant future.
THE BRONZE EAGLEEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
The test applied was to erase some particular letter of the alphabet from one page of a book.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
I pointed out where the ground had been smoothed over as though to erase the traces of a struggle.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
You worked your way outward on this run, and the High Council didn't see fit to erase those memories or inhibit them.
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
In regard to the chemicals used to erase ink, much depends upon the ink.
DISPUTED HANDWRITINGJEROME B. LAVAY
I didn't know the reason, but whatever reason they had, it must gripe the devil out of them to be unable to erase me.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
First they swipe my girl and erase all traces of her; then when I go looking they offer me help and sympathy for my distress.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
There was a split second in which Lowiewski struggled—almost successfully—to erase the consternation from his face.
THE MERCENARIESHENRY BEAM PIPER
I pace my room again; I take up my pen, scrawl a few lines, then erase them, and again commence my restless walk.
JASPER LYLEHARRIET WARD
She took a soft rubber from her pocket, and tried to erase a spot from her white kid gloves.
LONG LIVE THE KINGMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ERASE

  • X-outed
  • abated
  • abolished
  • annihilated
  • black out
  • blot out
  • canceled
  • decimated
  • deleted
  • effaced
  • eliminated
  • eradicated
  • erased
  • expunged
  • exterminated
  • extinguished
  • extirpated
  • killed
  • massacred
  • obliterated
  • removed
  • rooted out
  • slaughtered
  • slew
  • uprooted
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