dispel - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/dɪˈspel/
present tense
I/you/we/theydispel
he/she/itdispels
present participledispelling
past tensedispelled
past participledispelled
  1. to get rid of unpleasant feelings or false beliefs

    He was keen to dispel any illusions we might have had.