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Lord of the Flies
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disperse -- as in: the crowd dispersed
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Lord of the Flies
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  • Ralph looked back at the dispersing smoke in the horizon, then up at the mountain.
  • The dispersed figures had come together on the sand and were a dense black mass that revolved.
  • And then you, playing at hunting…… " He pointed past them to where the trickle of smoke dispersed in the pearly air.

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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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