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dispel (verb), dispels; dispelled; dispelling
1. To get rid of something in the mind; as if by, scattering in all directions; to disperse: Chris managed to dispel any doubts about his capabilities to do the job.
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Shirley made an official statement to her colleagues to dispel any rumors that she was going to retire.2. To drive away or off by or as if by scattering: A strong wind dispelled the thick fog along the beach where Ingrid was living.