dispel

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English dispelen, from Latin dispellere (to disperse; to dispel).

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dispel (third-person singular simple present dispels, present participle dispelling, simple past and past participle dispelled)

  1. To drive away by scattering, or to cause to vanish; to clear away; to banish; to dissipate.

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  • Objects: cloud, vapors, cares, doubts, illusions, objections.

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