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disperse
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
to scatter or cause to spread
  • Men who before this change seemed to have been hid in caves dispersed themselves and were employed in various arts of cultivation.
    Chapter 12 (96% in)
dispersed = spread out (scattered)
  • During the morning I attended the motions of the cottagers, and when they were dispersed in various occupations, I slept; the remainder of the day was spent in observing my friends.
    Chapter 12 (79% in)
  • As the night advanced, a fierce wind arose from the woods and quickly dispersed the clouds that had loitered in the heavens; the blast tore along like a mighty avalanche and produced a kind of insanity in my spirits that burst all bounds of reason and reflection.
    Chapter 16 (34% in)

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