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dispel

dis·pel

dispel

 
 
pronunciation:
dih spel
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dispelled, dispelling, dispels
definition: to drive away or get rid of by, or as if by, scattering in all directions; disperse.
A brisk wind dispelled the fog.Early success dispelled all doubts about his ability.
synonyms:
disperse, eliminate, remove, scatter
similar words:
destroy, dismiss, disseminate, dissipate, expel, rout, strew
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derivations: dispellable (adj.), dispeller (n.)
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