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disperse
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
to scatter or cause to spread
  • Soon we were clustered around her desk, trying in our various ways to comfort her. ... Miss Caroline smiled, blew her nose, said, "Thank you, darlings," dispersed us, opened a book and mystified the first grade with a long narrative about a toadfrog that lived in a hall.
    p. 37.7
dispersed = spread (broke up the cluster)
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