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dispel
used in The Mill on the Floss

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to drive away (get rid of) — especially a feeling or idea
  • The little store of sovereigns in the tin box seemed to be the only sight that brought a faint beam of pleasure into the miller's eyes,—faint and transient, for it was soon dispelled by the thought that the time would be long—perhaps longer than his life,—before the narrow savings could remove the hateful incubus of debt.
    4.2 -- Book 4 Chapter 2 -- The Torn Nest Is Pierced by the Thorns (60% in)

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