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disperse
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
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Definition
to scatter or cause to spread
  • But the new images summoned by Philip's name dispersed half the oppressive spell she had been under.
    6.6 -- Book 6 Chapter 6 -- Illustrating the Laws of Attraction (77% in)
  • But everything was not strange to her in this new room; the first thing her eyes dwelt on was the large old Bible, and the sight was not likely to disperse the old memories.
    6.4 -- Book 6 Chapter 4 -- Brother and Sister (12% in)

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