divesting (part of speech: verb)
losing (part of speech: verb)
- They half pulled McGregor and half dragged him to a nearby tree, to which they tied him securely, divesting him of his knife and other articles that they considered he might feel constrained to use. - "The Spoilers of the Valley", Robert Watson.
- Agassiz had also the rare gift of divesting his subject of technicalities and superfluous details. - "Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence", Louis Agassiz.
- Layamon, the intense and imaginative English priest, transformed it by the Saxon spirit, and divesting it of its courtly elegance, filled it with greater simplicity and force. - "Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut", Wace.