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dissipate
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David Copperfield
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  • 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.
  • ’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.
  • ’Quite an uncommon dissipation!’ said Mr. Chillip, stirring it, ’but I can’t resist so extraordinary an occasion.

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  • Airborne radiation dissipates over time and distance.
  • Everyone is frightened right now, but the fear will eventually dissipate.

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