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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Divest \Di*vest"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Divested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Divesting}.] [LL. divestire (di- = dis- + L. vestire to dress), equiv. to L. devestire. It is the same word as devest, but the latter is rarely used except as a technical term in law. See {Devest}, {Vest}.]

1. To unclothe; to strip, as of clothes, arms, or equipage; -- opposed to {invest}.

2. Fig.: To strip; to deprive; to dispossess; as, to divest one of his rights or privileges; to divest one's self of prejudices, passions, etc.

Wretches divested of every moral feeling. --Goldsmith.

The tendency of the language to divest itself of its gutturals. --Earle.

3. (Law) See {Devest}. --Mozley & W.


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