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dispels

verb
present tense third-person singular of dispel

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to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart
  • the sudden downpour dispelled the throng of street revelers

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“Dispels.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dispels. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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