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Societally, it’s been hard to dispel the idea that women are just “naturally better” than men at raising children and managing households.
The great orator has made little effort to send out a message to the country to get the vaccine, or to dispel the myths surrounding it.
If there were any doubts on this score, consumers’ accelerated flight to digital in this past crisis year have dispelled them.
A Science News Letter story describing the announcement attempted to dispel any concerns the discovery might raise.
Another myth the company is quick to dispel is that WD-40 cures arthritis.
20 INGENIOUS USES FOR WD-40BY BILL HEAVEY/FIELD & STREAMFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
"There's nothing like prompt action to dispel alarm," he whispered in my ear; and then turned to the rest of us.
However, madame, I count upon it that you will be able to dispel such doubts as I am fostering.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But scarce had they arrived at it when Monsieur de Garnache's crisp voice came swiftly to dispel it.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I hope this verification will dispel your royal highness' unjust suspicions against me.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Human extravagances soon dispel, in the eyes of reason, the superiority which man arrogantly claims over other animals.

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