from The Century Dictionary.
- To deprive of hair; eradicate (hair).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To remove hair from the body by mechanical, chemical or other means.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb remove body hair
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Cæsar was proud of his physical beauty, and, like some modern inverts, he was accustomed carefully to shave and epilate his body to preserve the smoothness of the skin.
The Braun Silk-epil Xpressive for body also has interchangeable heads that epilate, massage, shave, and trim.
After I epilate or get my legs waxed, a large number of hairs are wont to grow back under a layer of skin, sometimes irritating (redness) or just happily growing (no irritation).
Not unlike the infamous Epilady incident, wherein I was using it to … epilate?
I epilate due to a skin condition that makes shaving less than fun, and epilating actually helps alleviate my condition at least that’s how it feels to me.