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disperse
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
to scatter or cause to spread
  • The morning was rather favourable, though it had rained all night, as the clouds were then dispersing across the sky, and the sun frequently appeared.
    Chapter 13 (4% in)
dispersing = spreading (moving away from each other)
  • He was the only person in the world who could at that moment be forgiven for not being Willoughby; the only one who could have gained a smile from her; but she dispersed her tears to smile on HIM, and in her sister's happiness forgot for a time her own disappointment.
    Chapter 16 (63% in)

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