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  • v. To ignore a factor which obscures the reality.
  • v. To remove something bit by bit.


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  • I used the acetone to strip away the grime and candle wax that had accumulated on the faces of the carvings over the years, and then I quickly dried them.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • Russ Galen, for spot-on worldbuilding critiques and for pointing out what was really good about the initial concept, and for helping me strip away what wasn’t;

    Memory of Fire

  • Twist off each drumstick at the socket, detach the wings, strip away the long fibers of the thigh with their thick fat pockets.

    The Kitchen Daughter


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