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 for Expunging
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Expunge \Ex*punge"\ ([e^]ks*p[u^]nj"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Expunged ([e^]ks*p[u^]njd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Expunging
     ([e^]ks*p[u^]n"j[i^]ng).] [L. expungere, expunctum, prick
     out, expunge, settle an account, execute; ex out + pungere to
     prick, puncture. See Pungent.]
     1. To blot out, as with pen; to rub out; to efface
        designedly; to obliterate; to strike out wholly; as, to
        expunge words, lines, or sentences.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To strike out; to wipe out or destroy; to annihilate; as,
        to expunge an offense. --Sandys.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Expunge the whole, or lop th' excrescent parts.
                                                    --Pope.
  
     Syn: To efface; erase; obliterate; strike out; destroy;
          annihilate; cancel.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  expunging \expunging\ n.
     deletion by an act of expunging or erasing.
  
     Syn: expunction, erasure.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  expunging
      n 1: deletion by an act of expunging or erasing [syn:
           expunction, expunging, erasure]

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