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To remove all contents or possessions from

To entertain

To empty completely

A long narrow shape (especially of a woman)

To rob, ravage, ransack, raid, reave, rifle

To fire a bullet from a rifled gun

To rip the sheets from a bed

A sequence of images telling a story

To tear the thread or teeth from

To lay bare, devastate, sack

To tease

Example: prisoners, down to their underwear

A main road in or leading out of a town

To dispossess, leave bare of coverings

To barefoot the child always drawn from behind

To press the eggs from (a splayed fish)

To gut

To peel bark and branches from (an olive tree)

To excise the midrib from (its leaves)

To milk (a cow) to the last drop

To deprive someone of

To confiscate

To take one's clothes off, shed one's clothes, unclothe, disrobe, naked,
expose oneself, reveal oneself, uncover oneself, denude oneself; delude

To divest

To unfasten the fittings of or take apart (a machine)
          to inspect it, to adjust it

Example: a tank piece by piece

To hundred dollar bill

To slip out of

To dismantle, disassemble, demolish, deny

To take to pieces, take to bits, take apart, break up

To recall Al-Dawayima, Deir Yassin, Hula, Tarshiha, Jish

To clear, clean out, loot, pillage, plunder

To, often polemically, insist the nuance that exists between a "battle" and
a "massacre"

To use for or involve in performance

To concrete the tents thereby creating permanent refugees

To paint upon a camp entrance: Gernika 1936 - Palestina 1948

To make the body believe lies about itself

To hear over a megaphone in one's native tongue today is judgment day

To sell off for profit

To scatter like the people of Sheba

To desire no sense of permanence

To undress

Suddenly and into the dead dead sea

- Jessica Abughattas (from Waxwing)