dispel

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈspɛl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈspɛl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di spel)


Inflections of 'dispel' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
dispels
v 3rd person singular
dispelling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
dispelled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
dispelled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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dispel

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. dispel the [rumor, myth] (that)
  2. the [rumor] was dispelled [by, when]
  3. [try, attempt] to dispel the accusations (that, from)
  4. will dispel any doubts you (may) have
  5. dispel [lingering, remaining] doubts
  6. dispelled the [investor's, population's] fear
  7. dispel the myth [around, surrounding]
  8. in order to dispel misconceptions about
  9. was able to (successfully) dispel
  10. did little to dispel the [feeling, disappointment]
  11. failed to dispel the [feeling]
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