Later, in a statement, he added, “The White House has not done a very good job of dispelling the concerns of these citizens.”
So Obama and the Democrats should spend part of next week dispelling the five myths that have the potential to singe.
Nadler subverts the potentially familiar plot once again, dispelling with a penstroke the possibilities for star-crossed love.
So just how lucrative—and widespread—is the business of attending meetings and dispelling wisdom?
Wittichius, in his Methodus Simplicium, attributes to it the power of dispelling epidemic fevers and madness!
dispelling a shadow of irritation that has crossed her face.
With the weakening of their bodily state a reaction had set in, dispelling the exaltation of the day before.
He talked on convincingly, dispelling all hesitation by words and gesture.
Angeronia (Angero′nia), otherwise Volupia, was the goddess who had the power of dispelling anguish of mind.
He had only given himself fits of despondency for the pleasure of dispelling them.
c.1400, dispelen, from Latin dispellere "drive apart," from dis- "away" (see dis-) + pellere "to drive, push" (see pulse (n.1)). Since the meaning is "to drive away in different directions" it should not have as an object a single, indivisible thing (you can dispel suspicion, but not an accusation). Related: Dispelled; dispelling.