IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; COMMUNICATION OF IDEAS

III. MEANS OF COMMUNICATING IDEAS

1. Natural Means

[Suppression of sign] Obliteration.

[Antonyms: record.]

[Nouns] obliteration; erasure, rasure; cancel, cancellation; circumduction; deletion, blot; tabula rasa; effacement, extinction.

[Verbs] efface, obliterate, erase, rase, expunge, cancel; blot out, take out, rub out, scratch out, strike out, wipe out, wash out, sponge out; wipe off, rub off; wipe away; deface, render illegible; draw the pen through, apply the sponge.

be effaced; leave no trace [more]; "leave not a rack behind."

[Adjectives] obliterated; out of print; printless; leaving no trace; intestate; unrecorded, unregistered, unwritten.

[Interjections] dele; out with it!

[Phrases] delenda est Carthago [Cato].

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