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disperse
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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Definition
to scatter or cause to spread
  • He dispersed the crowd very simply by telling them he'd send for the pie wagon and take them all down to the station house if they didn't twenty-three skidoo.
    Chapter 14 (22% in)
  • They dispersed and went home quietly.
    Chapter 30 (54% in)

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