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divest

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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
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Infinitive
to divest

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

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-

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-

to divest (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (archaic) To remove all of one's clothing; to strip.
  2. (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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