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dispel

dis·pel

dispel

 
 
pronunciation:
dih spel
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part of speech: verb
inflections: dispelled, dispelling, dispels
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.)
Word Parts
The word dispel contains the following part:
pel, puls Latin root that means drive, push