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  • verb Present participle of dispel.

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  • At this point, I have a staggering amount of data, and it's been invaluable in dispelling myth, particularly in assisting me to name and claim classism and racism as it permeates my family culture.

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  • At this point, I have a staggering amount of data, and it's been invaluable in dispelling myth, particularly in assisting me to name and claim classism and racism as it permeates my family culture.

    Great Scots

  • I would call it dispelling a specific natural explanation.

    Approaches Determine Outcomes

  • And America is getting to know Obama better (as in dispelling all the republican rumors and distortions).

    Jeb Bush Joins McCain in Mexico - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Images portraying individuals with disabilities also as parents, teachers, sales people, managers, business owners, doctors/nurses or lawyers, would aid in dispelling the helpless/dependent stereotype often facing people with disabilities.

    Do It Myself Blog – Glenda Watson Hyatt » 2007 » April

  • True, I have lately suffered myself to be somewhat engaged here and there by a few jovial lads, who assist me in dispelling the anxious thoughts, which my perplexed situation excites.

    The Coquette, or, The History of Eliza Wharton: A Novel Founded on Fact

  • Thus, while the episode operates as a scene of instruction for the eponymous protagonist, the particular and necessarily stable sense of things on which Knightley’s instructions are predicated, is ultimately insufficient in dispelling a “social density that is unsortable, unexplainable, and [...] unanswerable to any discursive formation.”

    Introduction to the Forum on the Box Hill

  • On her way, she stepped into the I Hung Yüan, to look up Pao-yü and have a friendly hobnob with him, with the idea of dispelling her mid-day lassitude; but, contrary to her expectations, the moment she put her foot into the court, she did not so much as catch the caw of a crow.

    Hung Lou Meng

  • On her way, she stepped into the I Hung Yüan, to look up Pao-yü and have a friendly hobnob with him, with the idea of dispelling her mid-day lassitude; but, contrary to her expectations, the moment she put her foot into the court, she did not so much as catch the caw of a crow.

    Hung Lou Meng, Book II Or, the Dream of the Red Chamber, a Chinese Novel in Two Books

  • Do you think you're doing the community a service by "dispelling" this "myth" in this fashion?

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