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As such, dispelling conspiracy theories today requires addressing the underlying fears and concerns of people whose long-standing and often legitimate mistrust of government and the medical profession provides fertile ground for false information.

How that issue will be resolved for the upcoming season remains to be seen, but Monday’s impasse did nothing to dispel NL pitchers’ plans to work on their bunting skills.

Despite their growing popularity, electric vehicle sales still lag behind gasoline cars, and one reason is the anxiety that comes from short ranges and slow refueling times—but recent breakthroughs suggest those fears might soon be dispelled.

Tyson depended on Kabeya to dispel such rumors and communicate health warnings to workers.

We still struggle to dispel the neighborhood rumor mill, and we certainly don’t know how to do it at scale.

But at least the illusion of a short-cut to individual and national wealth has been dispelled.

I've changed my mind about same-sex marriage as experience has dispelled my fears of the harms from same-sex marriage.

But Saif dispelled the myth that his fingers had been cut off in revenge.

But, Gazzaniga argues, neuroscience has dispelled the myth of such a self, of such a “you.”

Further, as evidenced by the Toscano shocker, the curse on Idol's women has been far from dispelled.

All immediate danger having now been dispelled, the Spaniards solaced themselves with the sweets of revenge.

Presently a ray of inspiration dispelled the cloud from the features of the battered man.

A lingering hope was dispelled when, looking right and left along Bond Street, he failed to perceive the missing pair.

These inward joys peopled her solitude with society, and dispelled even from the dungeon its gloom.

If any doubt he had still entertained concerning the Seneschal's loyalty, that doubt was now dispelled.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dispelled, such as: resolve, dismiss, dissipate, disperse, allay, and eliminate.

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