Example sentences for: dispel

How can you use “dispel” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "A lazy, ham actor shows up to explain to poor Ed the secrets of Lee Strasberg's "Method"--how to be "private in public"--just like on Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio !" It turned out that this wasn't Dennis Hopper, however, but Dennis Hopper in the role of Ed's long-lost father--and few things can dispel the illusion of watching real people than a hack actor feigning naturalness via mannerisms recycled from James Dean and Montgomery Clift.

  • Far from suggesting that e-commerce is a security hazard for credit card users--a common reason why many people refuse to shop online--malls go out of their way to dispel such concerns.

  • "Kohl would have been the best man to dispel these concerns," it said.

  • And Britannica's experiences with new technologies, beginning with the CD-ROM and then extending to the Internet, have done nothing to dispel its old-economy image.

  • What's more likely to dispel the nerdy image of programmers and software writers--public-service commercials on TV or a big pile of cash?


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