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Synonyms for dispel

to rid one's mind of

to cause to separate and go in various directions

Synonyms for dispel

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Tarzan dreamed of the happy homecoming which lay before him, of dear arms about his neck, and a soft cheek pressed to his; but there rose to dispel that dream the memory of the old witch-doctor and his warning.
The dread of some impending calamity was so strong and dispiriting that I tried to drive it away by inviting a real sorrow-- tried to dispel the conception of a terrible future by substituting the memory of a painful past.
Her uncle's was not a manner likely to dispel any doubts or apprehensions she might have formed, in the outset, neither was the glimpse she had had of Madame Mantalini's establishment by any means encouraging.
For the first time he pictured vividly to himself her personal life, her ideas, her desires, and the idea that she could and should have a separate life of her own seemed to him so alarming that he made haste to dispel it.
Global Banking News-November 8, 2012--ECB president dispels fears of a euro zone break up(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.
The 183-page report by the Public Policy Institute of California also dispels some commonly held beliefs, finding that immigrants and their children generally don't seek care at hospitals and emergency rooms any more often than U.
Drawing directly on his experience matched against top players, Secrets of Professional Pot-Limit Omaha dispels common misconceptions (such as the idea that an open-ended straight draw on the flop is always a hand to be excited about), presents practice hands and hand match-ups and analysis to test one's poker deductive skills, offers strategies especially for players looking to earn money in online games, and much more.
Philbrick dispels all the myths and legends about the arrival of the pilgrims, their day-to-day life, their relationships with the Native Americans, the first Thanksgiving, and King Philip's War in this fascinating and well-documented account.
Kurin dispels this myth and others surrounding the precious stone.
The article explains what prescription drug abuse is--and isn't--and dispels harmful myths.
The Life Cycle Of A Bat by Rebecca Sjonger and Bobbie Kalman dispels popular myths and answers basic questions about these amazing flying mammals.
This reviewer initially found his crude anger heavy-handed, but in her third novel, Neff's talent as a storyteller soon dispels any issue with introductions to Abel, and the character ultimately rings true.
It is important to speak of suffering and death in a way that dispels fear," he told hospice workers in Austria during a 1998 visit.
Higher-Density Development: Myth and Fact, dispels eight common myths and provides profiles of 16 projects around the country where higher-density development has proved successful in creating livable communities.
Patience dispels clock time and reveals a new time, the time of salvation.