wipe away

phrasal verb

wiped away; wiping away; wipes away
: to remove (something) by rubbing
Wipe away grease with our all-purpose cleaner.
He wiped her tears away.
often used figuratively
You cannot simply wipe away the history of this country.

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“Wipe away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wipe%20away. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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