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disperse -- as in: the crowd dispersed
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • Miss Caroline smiled, blew her nose, said, "Thank you, darlings," dispersed us, opened a book and mystified the first grade with a long narrative about a toadfrog that lived in a hall.

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  • By the start of the second round, everyone at our table is dispersing among the crowd.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • We engaged in the preliminaries: small talk about Betsy’s family, college, career (all stellar, A-list, awesome), and drinks dispersed for everyone (soda pops and Clamato, which Go and I had come to believe was an affectation of Tanner’s, a quirk he thought would give him character, like my wearing fake glasses in college).
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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