Example sentences for: dispelled

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

  • Any doubts that Vance actually thinks along these lines are dispelled by a revealing footnote to the word murst in Chapter 16 of the last book in his Demon Prince series: The meaning of this word, like others in The Book of Dreams [the villain's childhood notebook can only be conjectured.

  • Professor Eugene Volokh may have created more confusion than he dispelled in SLATE ("Speech and Spillover").

  • If there was any doubt that sugar was king in those days, the Treaty of Paris (1763) dispelled it: France elected to take back her little West Indian islands and leave the “few snowy acres” of Canada to the British.

  • Barak told Ha'aretz that "an air of suspicion is clouding the whole issue of Wye" and that "before this suspicion becomes mythology, it must be dispelled and understanding must be reached."

  • Any world-weary thoughts inspired by the old cynic’s portrait and bust are quickly dispelled by the original of Verrocchio’s cherub cuddling a dolphin like a baby doll.


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