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dissipate
used in Beloved

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Definition
to gradually disappear; or to gradually waste
  • Like a faint smell of burning that disappears when the fire is cut off or the window opened for a breeze, the suspicion that the girl's touch was also exactly like the baby's ghost dissipated.
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