rm is the command to remove files

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Delete files in a directory that match a regexp, using a Mac terminal

How do I delete files in a directory that match a given regexp, or a similar solution, using a Mac terminal?
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What is Linux for SET FILE/ERASE_ON_DELETE?

In VMS one may tell the file system to write junk over the existing contents of a file when it is deleted. Here is the DCL command to identify the file for this kind of treatment: $ SET ...