Airborne radiation dissipates over time and distance.
Everyone is frightened right now, but the fear will eventually dissipate.
Throughout one entire year Noureddin did nothing but amuse himself, and dissipate the wealth his father had taken such pains to acquire.
Lang, Andrew -- The Arabian Nights
There was a vague uneasiness associated with the word "unsteady" which she hoped Rosamond might say something to dissipate.
Eliot, George -- Middlemarch
The uncertainty that lived inside me began to dissipate; the ache that the little boy who stared in the mirror felt was gone.
James McBride -- The Color of Water
Slowly the voices outside dissipate down the road.
Kathryn Stockett -- The Help
They just dissipate into smoke and dust, which saves heroes a lot of trouble cleaning up after a fight.
Rick Riordan -- The Sea of Monsters
In other bills he had a lot of other names and done other wonderful things, like finding water and gold with a "divining-rod," "dissipating witch spells," and so on.
Mark Twain -- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
He waved his hand and the steam dissipated.
Rick Riordan -- The Last Olympian
The storm dissipated.
Rick Riordan -- The Lost Hero
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The smokestack and the ominous black curl emerging from it, dissipating against the bright blue sky, reminded her of something.
Jane Yolen -- The Devils Arithmetic
The flames dissipated, and standing before us was a tall man in gray overalls and a metal leg brace, his beard and hair smoldering with fire.
Rick Riordan -- The Battle of the Labyrinth
The spirits made muffled hisses as they dissipated, like the air let out of tires.
Rick Riordan -- The Lightning Thief
Too much dissipation.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
The wraith vanishes, the smoke dissipates, and the barracks go still, as if the last fifteen minutes never happened.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
When I turn away from Rob it’s a struggle to keep from bursting out laughing, and all the nervousness I feel about talking to Kent dissipates.
Lauren Oliver -- Before I Fall
He has felt a sense of rebellion lately, but he knows that once he recounts all the things this man wants to hear, it will dissipate.
James Dashner -- The Death Cure
Little by little, she felt her anxiety dissipate.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
Jace and Clary had maintained the fiction that Clary had simply helped Jace control and dissipate the fire, and that nothing else had changed.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
A bolt of white heat hit her and she grayed, then dissipated into the air.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
And once I faced it head-on, once I understood it, it dissipated.
Gayle Forman -- Where She Went
The entire building reeked of rot, and I told Zombie that opening the windows would help dissipate the smell and kill off some of the bugs.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
She was in shock, so she felt no pain, but pretty soon the adrenaline pumping through her system would dissipate, and she’d fade, and be gone.
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
It is heavier than air and does not dissipate.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
And though I didn’t do anything that day with Mary Burns to go against her wishes, it would be wrong to recall something other than a renewed lightness suffusing my spirit, a part of me which seemed, I was certain, to have been long ago dissipated, and lost.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
I waited for them to dissipate or flee in terror.
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
The goal: determine how architecture could be used to increase air circulation and help dissipate trapped air pollution.
Joshua Davis -- Spare Parts
Her dissipated breath.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
The weight gradually lifts off my chest, the sadness dissipates, and I’m eventually no longer crying.
Colleen Hoover -- Hopeless
All my nervousness dissipates.
Lauren Oliver -- Delirium
That whole night may have been the definition of a bad idea, but if one good thing came out of it, it’s that somehow the tension between the two of us has dissipated.
Katja Millay -- The Sea of Tranquility
Kymopoleia waved her hand and the murky clouds dissipated.
Rick Riordan -- The Blood of Olympus
The moisture had dissipated the static electricity in my hair, so that it floated in heavy, shining waves about my face.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
But the dream, which had seemed prophetic, refused to dissipate and hung like a poisonous vapor, my heart still pounding from the airy danger of it, its sense of openness and hazard.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
Feeling a swell of nausea, Louie slowed and slid out a bit, and the stench dissipated.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
My confusion dissipates as I run.
Veronica Roth -- Divergent
When the visions dissipated and she finished her first page, Papa winked at her.
Markus Zusak -- The Book Thief
It suits you so badly—all this debauchery, dissipation, and the rest of it!
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
Their fights didn’t so much end as dissipate, like a drop of ink in a bowl of water, with a residual taint that lingered.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
In the last part of May the sky grew pale and the clouds that had hung in high puffs for so long in the spring were dissipated.
John Steinbeck -- The Grapes of Wrath
They were both half-dressed and growing colder as their heat began to dissipate.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
Well, to do that you mustn’t allow a lot of newspaper punks to dissipate your effect by dribbling out premature stories.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
There was a burst of fire from the center of the pentagram, and a thick black wave of smoke rose, dissipating slowly through the room, making everyone but Simon cough and choke.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Lost Souls
Whatever doubts I’ve had about him dissipate because if either of us took the other’s life now we’d be pariahs when we returned to District 12.
Suzanne Collins -- The Hunger Games
The light and warmth and the Count’s courteous welcome seemed to have dissipated all my doubts and fears.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
It was nearly dusk before they finally dissipated.
Homer Hickam -- October Sky
The black haze was no longer dissipating.
Rick Riordan -- The Red Pyramid
It reached Eragon before he had time to react, and it passed through him without harm, dissipating against the houses.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
He neither wept nor prayed; he cursed and defied: execrated God and man, and gave himself up to reckless dissipation.
Emily Bronte -- Wuthering Heights
Their object seems to be, to disgust their slaves with freedom, by plunging them into the lowest depths of dissipation.
Frederick Douglass -- The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass