Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Just a tiny little ray of sunshine had dispelled all the gloom for a minute.

The coming of daylight dispelled his fears but increased his loneliness.

A sudden discharge of shot from the savages in ambush, dispelled that hope.

The last doubts were then dispelled; the attack was coming from the east.

Had Olivier and his father the least suspicion, it would have been dispelled at once by this testimony.

And many fallacies have to be dispelled, as well as observations made.

"He might return," was the answer that dispelled all doubts on that score.

But now of a sudden Sir Oliver's listlessness was all dispelled.

Wars like tempests gather and grow to a head from time to time, and again they are dispelled.

"No, no," answered the fool, with a readiness that dispelled the Count's alarm on that score.