Sentence Examples


  • Hoping to dispel some of the confusion, especially in the business world, Chinese-Americans often take on a more American first name, introducing themselves by their adopted first name and Chinese surname instead.
  • A realization he'd never touch them again didn't dispel the feeling I was prying into his world.
  • But the brief exercise failed to dispel the glumness for more than a few moments.
  • Historians have found it hard to dispel the idea that civilization in Greece was a very late development, and that the culture of the age of Solon sprang, in fact, suddenly into existence, as it seems to do in the records of the historian.
  • Antibiotics affect the body at an intracellular level to dispel infectious organisms.