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bereave

verb

Synonyms of bereave

to take something away from
  • news of a death in the family bereaved them of the unmitigated joy that normally prevails at a wedding

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“Bereave.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bereave. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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