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Flashcards in Going, Going, Gone! Deck (18)
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purgare

cleanse

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deplare

to empty

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re

back

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ab

away

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raze (v)

to destroy completely

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jettison (v)

to throw overboard

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abort (v)

to terminate prematurely

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purge (v)

to cleanse of something unwanted

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forgo (v)

to give something up

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deplete (v)

to decrease the supply of

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dearth (n)

lack, scarcity

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rescind (v)

to take back, to cancel

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efface (v)

to erase by rubbing

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abdicate 9v)

to give up power

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renounce (v)

to give up in a formal announcement

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nullify (v)

to make invaliid

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relinquish 9v)

to abandon or give up

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cathartic (adj)

having a purging effect