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  • When he finished the chores, he swallowed three aspirins and went outside to shovel the accumulating snow, hoping further activity might dissipate the anger he felt, not only at Shipton, but at himself for losing it in so public and childish manner.
  • It has been stated that Napier's mathematical pursuits led him to dissipate his means.
  • Most men are satisfied if they read or hear read, and perchance have been convicted by the wisdom of one good book, the Bible, and for the rest of their lives vegetate and dissipate their faculties in what is called easy reading.
  • Their effect may have been to dissipate the potential assailing force of breaking waves and thus slowly decelerate coastline recession rates.
  • Unlike normal contrails behind commercial jets which dissipate quickly, these lingered for hours, came together and obscured the sky.

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