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disperse
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
to scatter or cause to spread
  • They dispersed about the room, reminding me, by the lightness and buoyancy of their movements, of a flock of white plumy birds.
    Chapter 17 (48% in)
  • The sound of the dressing-bell dispersed the party.
    Chapter 18 (64% in)
  • I had heard from Mrs. Fairfax in the interim of my absence: the party at the hall was dispersed; Mr. Rochester had left for London three weeks ago, but he was then expected to return in a fortnight.
    Chapter 22 (33% in)
  • His idea was still with me, because it was not a vapour sunshine could disperse, nor a sand-traced effigy storms could wash away; it was a name graven on a tablet, fated to last as long as the marble it inscribed.
    Chapter 34 (48% in)

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