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synonyms for dispelling

  • allay
  • chase away
  • dismiss
  • disperse
  • dissipate
  • eliminate
  • resolve
  • banish
  • cancel
  • crumble
  • deploy
  • disband
  • disintegrate
  • distribute
  • eject
  • expel
  • oust
  • repel
  • rout
  • scatter
  • scramble
  • beat off
  • break it up
  • break up
  • bust up
  • split up
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antonyms for dispelling

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  • accept
  • collect
  • gather
  • keep
  • welcome
  • allow
  • hold
  • permit
  • take in
  • accumulate
  • garner
  • recall
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How to use dispelling in a sentence

The owner was asked Thursday about the rumors that tweet spawned, and while he did not address them directly or confirm whether the meeting took place, he went further than he had in the past to dispel optimism about a possible return.
COLTS OWNER QUELLS ANDREW LUCK RUMORS: ‘WE HAVE TO GET ON WITH THE BUSINESS OF REALITY’DES BIELERFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“The folks that said they would never become a gun owner were trusting the police to protect them, and that delusion has been dispelled,” he said.
FEARING VIOLENCE AND POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY, AMERICANS ARE BUYING MILLIONS MORE FIREARMSHANNAH DENHAM, ANDREW BA TRANFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There was a whole dream-dispelling work to be done before thinking of immediate action.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
We despair of ever dispelling these creatures by pungent pleasantries—of routing them by sharp censure.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Moonlight talk drifted easily into talk about artificial methods of dispelling darkness.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The sun, with every promise of a fine day, was slowly dispelling the mist from the valley and woodlands below.
SERVANTS OF THE GUNSJEFFERY E. JEFFERY
And they recited mantras capable of dispelling Rakshasas and (to that end) also performed rites.
MAHABHARATA OF KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA BK. 3 PT. 1KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA
They do not covet truth, but victory and the dispelling of their own doubts.
WINDS OF DOCTRINEGEORGE SANTAYANA
I was rather glad we could not get any nearer to it, for fear of dispelling the ideal that has so long charmed me.
SUMMER CRUISING IN THE SOUTH SEASCHARLES WARREN STODDARD
A storm seemed raging in his soul, a mighty wind dispelling in its course the sullen clouds and vapours of long years.
HENRIETTA TEMPLEBENJAMIN DISRAELI
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WORDS RELATED TO DISPELLING

  • dehydration
  • dematerialization
  • desiccation
  • disappearance
  • dispelling
  • dispersal
  • dissipation
  • escape
  • evanescence
  • fading
  • melting
  • vanishing
  • vaporescence
  • vaporization
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