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synonyms for dispels

  • 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

antonyms for dispels

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

A nearer approach dispels the illusion, and it looks, as it is, rough and unseemly.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
It often cowes enemies and dispels at the start opposition to one's undertakings which would otherwise be formidable.
HOW TO SUCCEEDORISON SWETT MARDEN
The sun is up now, and a little wind is stirring and dispels the clammy dampness of the air.
BIRD LORE, VOLUME I--1899VARIOUS
They are about to worship him when Krishna dispels this knowledge and they look on him and Balarama as their sons.
THE LOVES OF KRISHNA IN INDIAN PAINTING AND POETRYW. G. ARCHER
Kolben dispels all doubt by saying: "These powderings are religious formalities."
THE MEDICINE-MEN OF THE APACHE. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (PAGES 443-604))JOHN G. BOURKE
A week at Phari dispels all illusions; only a bargee could adequately describe the place.
THE UNVEILING OF LHASAEDMUND CANDLER
In the intervening period, it was for some years in the service of science, the noble orison that dispels the darkness.
THE LIFE OF THE FLYJ. HENRI FABRE
It dispels the weariness of life, and makes a green spot of holiday within his daily work.
THE EUSTACE DIAMONDSANTHONY TROLLOPE
The true conception of it dispels many errors, not only of metaphysics and theology, but also of natural knowledge.
CRATYLUSPLATO
It is well known that at night coffee dispels fatigue, and that by the use of strong coffee sleep may be banished for a long time.
POPULAR BOOKS ON NATURAL SCIENCEAARON DAVID BERNSTEIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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