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disperse
used in Lord of the Flies

3 uses
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Definition
to scatter or cause to spread
  • Ralph looked back at the dispersing smoke in the horizon, then up at the mountain.
    p. 67.1
dispersing = spreading (thinning out)
  • The dispersed figures had come together on the sand and were a dense black mass that revolved.
    p. 92.5
  • And then you, playing at hunting...... " He pointed past them to where the trickle of smoke dispersed in the pearly air.
    p. 178.5

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