ef-, 向外，同ex-. face, 脸，表面。
- efface (v.)
- "to erase or obliterate," especially something written or carved, late 15c., from Middle French effacer, from Old French esfacier (12c.) "to wipe out, destroy," literally "to remove the face," from es- "out" (see ex-) + face "appearance," from Latin facies "face" (see face (n.)). Related: Effaced; effacing. Compare deface.
- 1. It takes many years to efface the unpleasant memories of a war.
- 2. The lapse of year will never efface that scene of ruins from my memory.
- 3. He could not efface the impression from his mind.
- 4. He would have to efface himself before his visitors.
- 5. Time would efface the memory.
[ efface 造句 ]