verb (used with object), dis·pelled, dis·pel·ling.
Words nearby dispel
Origin of dispel
OTHER WORDS FROM dispeldis·pel·la·ble, adjectivedis·pel·ler, nounun·dis·pel·la·ble, adjectiveun·dis·pelled, adjective
Examples from the Web for dispelled
But at least the illusion of a short-cut to individual and national wealth has been dispelled.
I've changed my mind about same-sex marriage as experience has dispelled my fears of the harms from same-sex marriage.
But Saif dispelled the myth that his fingers had been cut off in revenge.In His First Interview, Saif al-Islam Says He Has Not Been Given Access to a Lawyer|Fred Abrahams|December 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST
But, Gazzaniga argues, neuroscience has dispelled the myth of such a self, of such a “you.”'Free Will Debate: Who’s in Charge?' by Michael Gazzaniga (review)|Casey Schwartz|November 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Further, as evidenced by the Toscano shocker, the curse on Idol's women has been far from dispelled.
My suspicions were cruelly unjust, but you have dispelled them.The Bastonnais|John Lesperance
The hope was so precious that for a time he hesitated to advance, for fear lest the hope might be dispelled forever.Cord and Creese|James de Mille
With a strong effort she dispelled the dizziness that had almost overpowered her, and held herself erect.For the Term of His Natural Life|Marcus Clarke
Lack of water in this district has proved a stumbling block which will shortly be dispelled by machinery.From Paris to New York by Land|Harry de Windt
But the apathy was dispelled now, and she shrank from giving Jethro pain by mentioning the fact.Coniston, Complete|Winston Churchill