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dissipate
used in David Copperfield

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Definition to gradually disappear; or to gradually waste
  • CHAPTER 24 MY FIRST DISSIPATION It was a wonderfully fine thing to have that lofty castle to myself, and to feel, when I shut my outer door, like Robinson Crusoe, when he had got into his fortification, and pulled his ladder up after him.
    Chapters 22-24 (81% in)
  • 'You are a dissipated fellow, as all the world knows,' he said, with an effort at a smile, 'and I am afraid you'll oblige me to get rid of you.
    Chapters 52-54 (15% in)
  • 'Quite an uncommon dissipation!' said Mr. Chillip, stirring it, 'but I can't resist so extraordinary an occasion.
    Chapters 58-60 (62% in)

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