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used in Anne Of Green Gables

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to gradually disappear; or to gradually waste
  • It was eleven when they got home, sated with dissipation, but with the exceeding sweet pleasure of talking it all over still to come.
    Chapter 19 — A Concert a Catastrophe and a Confession (49% in)
  • Since then the Avonlea church had enjoyed a variety of religious dissipation in listening to the many and various candidates and "supplies" who came Sunday after Sunday to preach on trial.
    Chapter 21 — A New Departure in Flavorings (23% in)
  • The ice cream was delicious, Marilla, and it was so lovely and dissipated to be sitting there eating it at eleven o'clock at night.
    Chapter 29 — An Epoch in Anne's Life (75% in)

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