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But she could not dispossess herself of the belief that he was guilty.

"You, personally, began this dispossess action," said Mr. Stanley.

They had a fascination for her, and she could not dispossess her mind of the thought that she had seen them before.

If he finds I have the right to continue in the farm, he would not wish to dispossess me.

Finally, it occurred to me to dispossess the dog and take his place beneath the bush.

They are the sons of those who have often tried to dispossess you of your lands.

Help pick up Pierre's coffin and carry it, when he was about to dispossess Pierre's son?

So he said, 'And is it known to ye how to dispossess the wearer of his burden?'

I could not dispossess her of it, even after uttering the word 'duel' I know not how often.

Probably at no period did he aspire after supremacy, or expect to dispossess Cecil.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Old French despossesser "to dispossess," from des- (see dis-) + possesser (see possess). Related: Dispossessed; dispossessing.

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