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Verb: dispel (dispelled,dispelling)  di'spel
  1. Force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    "dispel doubts";
    - chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, drive off, run off
  2. Cause to separate and go in different directions
    "She waved her hand and dispelled the crowds";
    - disperse, dissipate, break up, scatter

Derived forms: dispels, dispelling, dispelled

See also: drive

Type of: displace, divide, move, separate