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dispel
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • "Yes," he said, and shook his head as if to dispel some vision, "only I don’t like to say that."
  • All we want is a chance to dispel misapprehensions.
  • His hands moved frantically, as if struggling to dispel something he would not name.
  • He had to admit to himself what images were nagging him with a sense of uneasiness he could neither grasp nor dispel; they were too meaningless to define and too inexplicable to dismiss.
  • It was not by means of words that this knowledge confronted his consciousness: as all his knowledge had consisted of emotions, so now he was held by an emotion and a vision that he had no power to dispel.

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

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