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 Make a Virtue of Necessity (To).Make away with Oneself (To) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Make away with (To).
 
To squander; to put out of the way; to murder. The French verb défaire is used sometimes in a similar way; as, “Il tâcha de se défaire secrètement de ses pariers.   1
 


 Make a Virtue of Necessity (To).Make away with Oneself (To) 

 
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