expunge

[ik-spuhnj]
verb (used with object), expunged, expunging.
1.
to strike or blot out; erase; obliterate.
2.
to efface; wipe out or destroy.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin expungere to blot out, erase, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + pungere to prick

expunger, noun
unexpunged, adjective
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expunge (ɪkˈspʌndʒ)
 
vb
1.  to delete or erase; blot out; obliterate
2.  to wipe out or destroy
 
[C17: from Latin expungere to blot out, from pungere to prick]
 
expunction
 
n
 
ex'punger
 
n

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expunge
c.1600, from L. expungere "mark (a name on a list) for deletion" by pricking dots above or below it, lit. "prick out," from ex- "out" + pungere "to prick, stab" (see pungent). Related: Expunged; expunging.
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Example sentences
In my opinion, this type of separatist verbiage should be expunged from the
  modern scientific lexicon.
If there's one area from which the last vestiges of human interaction need to
  be expunged in the name of profit, it's music.
He had an imprint on the fashion world that can never be expunged.
Not only were new data added, but over the centuries old errors were expunged.
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