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Life at the greatest and best is but a froward child, that must be humored and coaxed a little till it falls asleep, and then all the care is over.Oliver Goldsmith
- Rhymes: -ɛst
Third person singular
- (archaic) To remove all of one's clothing; to strip.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To strip, deprive or dispossess oneself of something (such as a right, passion, privilege or prejudice).
- You shall never divest my right to free speech.
- When I wake up, I make a point to divest myself all of my prejudices, ready to start the day.
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