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dis·pel

dispel

 
 
pronunciation:
dih spel
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dispels, dispelling, dispelled
definition: to scatter or drive away in all directions.
A brisk wind dispelled the fog.
synonyms:
disperse, eliminate, remove, scatter
similar words:
destroy, dismiss, expel, rout
derivations: dispellable (adj.), dispeller (n.)
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