divest (v):
remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim.
She divested herself of her outdoor clothes.
He disinvested himself of his garments

Related Words: stripundress
divest (v):
deprive of status or authority
he was divested of his rights and his title.
They disinvested themselves of their rights
divest (v):
reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)
The company decided to divest.
the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property.
There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa

Related Words: disinvest
divest (v):
take away possessions from someone
The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets
Related Words: deprive
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A drowning man does not fear getting wet

Ölmüş eşek kurttan korkmaz.
a desperate situation (i.e. drowning) and using any chance, even if it is hopeless, to get oneself out of it

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