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With his pipe he would not dispense, and he always took two or three puffs, at least, before undertaking anything.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Divinely precious and infinitely perfect as it is, there is no part of it with which he can dispense.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
She belonged to that ultra-modern school which scorns to sue masculine admiration, but which cannot dispense with it nevertheless.
DOPESAX ROHMER
There were very few days during our entire summer's tour when one could dispense with cloaks and overcoats.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
At no time in the summer were we able to dispense for any length of time with heavy wraps and robes while on the road.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
God willed that the Holy Ghost should dispense his influences for carrying into effect the purposes of mercy.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
After two months of uncertainty, the committee decided to dispense with his reply, and invited Rimsky-Korsakov to take his place.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Dispense with ornaments altogether rather than wear mock jewelry.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Yet she managed to dispense with a good deal of waiting, and never would suffer a servant to attend her.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
The fruit trees replied: "We can dispense with the rustling to manifest our presence; our fruits testify for us."
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DISPENSE

  • afford
  • bestow
  • deliver
  • dispense
  • endow
  • feed
  • grant
  • hand
  • hand over
  • offer
  • present
  • provide
  • supply
  • transfer
  • turn over
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