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dispel
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Suddenly she thought of Rhett Butler and calm dispelled her fears.
  • Now that the deed was done, she realized this with a wave of homesickness hard to dispel.
  • But Mammy’s first words dispelled this illusion.
  • She opened the three windows, bringing in the smell of oak leaves and earth, but the fresh air could do little toward dispelling the sickening odors which had accumulated for weeks in this close room.
  • Remembering these tragedies, a cold dread ran in the veins of those whose motto was "No surrender"—a dread which the very sight of Melanie’s soft but unyielding face dispelled.

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

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