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dissipate
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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to gradually disappear; or to gradually waste
  • The air of collective displacement, the impermanence of life in wartime and the gauche personalities of the more recent arrivals tended to dissipate my own sense of not belonging.
    p. 211.3

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