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dispel
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • It was dim inside, with a damp coolness slowly dispelled by the gathering congregation.
    p.159.8
  • There were few women and children among them, which seemed to dispel the holiday mood.
    p.216.7
  • The remainder of the afternoon went by in the gentle gloom that descends when relatives appear, but was dispelled when we heard a car turn in the driveway.
    p.171.2
  • In long equity hearings, especially after dinner, he gave the impression of dozing, an impression dispelled forever when a lawyer once deliberately pushed a pile of books to the floor in a desperate effort to wake him up.
    p.220.3

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  • trying to dispel common myths about dieting
  • This should dispel any doubts.

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