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  • He is a dissipated, extravagant idler.
  • Bounderby,’ he resumed, in a lighter manner, and yet with a show of effort in assuming it, which was even more expressive than the manner he dismissed; ’it is no irrevocable offence in a young fellow of your brother’s years, if he is heedless, inconsiderate, and expensive — a little dissipated, in the common phrase.

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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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