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Sample sentences for the GRE study word dissipate

dissipate can be used as a verb

1.troubles, follies, costume, crimes, dissipate away from you. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.That you will perhaps dissipate this entire show of appearance. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
3.I was alone none were near me to dissipate the gloom and relieve me from the sickening oppression of the most terrible reveries. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
4.While he staid, the Martins were forgotten and on the very morning of his setting off for Bath again, Emma, to dissipate some of the distress it occasioned, judged it best for her to return Elizabeth Martin's visit. - from Emma by Jane Austen
5.The business of the forest was over, the money in his pocket their shooting had been excellent, and Stepan Arkadyevitch was in the happiest frame of mind, and so he felt specially anxious to dissipate the ill-humor that had come upon Levin. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
6.A breath of air which made its way in through the open pane, helped to dissipate the smell of the charcoal and to conceal the presence of the brazier. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.Presently a breeze dissipated the cloud, and I descended upon the glacier. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
8.Knightley had walked in then, soon after tea, and dissipated every melancholy fancy. - from Emma by Jane Austen
9.Otherwise your energy and attention must be dissipated instead of being concentrated. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
10.Tears gushed from the eyes of the dissipated host. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
11.The light and warmth and the Count's courteous welcome seemed to have dissipated all my doubts and fears. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
12.The rest are commonly dissipated and dispersed in the desert. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
13.All passions except those of the heart are dissipated by revery. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
14.The ice cream was delicious, Marilla, and it was so lovely and dissipated to be sitting there eating it at eleven o'clock at night. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
15.They made many signs which I did not comprehend, but I saw that her presence diffused gladness through the cottage, dispelling their sorrow as the sun dissipates the morning mists. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley

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