How to Pronounce efface?

Correct pronunciation for the word "efface" is [ɪfˈe͡ɪs], [ɪfˈe‍ɪs], [ɪ_f_ˈeɪ_s].

"Efface" in context

Effacing is an act of erasing, removing, or obliterating something. In literature, effacement is often used to eradicate a narrative element or character from a story in order to achieve a certain effect. Similarly, in day-to-day life, people use effacement as a way to get rid of an unwanted feature, such as a blemish on the wall or a stain on clothing.

In psychology, effacement is used to describe a way of coping with stressful events by psychologically distancing one's self from the situation.

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