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    dispel

    dispel - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dispel

    Definition
    (verb) force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    Example Sentence
    • Drive away potential burglars
    • drive away bad thoughts
    • dispel doubts
    • The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers
    Definition
    (verb) to cause to separate and go in different directions
    Synonyms : break up , disperse , dissipate , scatter
    Example Sentence
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dispel

spel is close to spill...which means to scatter.

Agarkar's spel was so bad that his every ball was drived away by batsman and vanished into the crowd

di-SPEL.. concentrate on SPEL... we some SPELL and make sth. vanished!! so dispel is 'to cause sth to vanish'

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