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To make clean by wiping; to wipe away; to cleanse; hence, to purge.
Origin: From and absterger or from abstergere, present active infinitive of abstergeo; formed from abs- + tergeo.
to make clean by wiping; to wipe away; to cleanse; hence, to purge
Origin: [L. abstergere, abstersum; ab, abs + tergere to wipe. Cf. F absterger.]
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