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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disperse  \Dis*perse"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dispersed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Dispersing}.]  [L.  dispersus  p.  p.  of  dispergere  to 
  strew,  scatter.  See  {Sparse}.] 
  1.  To  scatter  abroad;  to  drive  to  different  parts  to 
  distribute;  to  diffuse;  to  spread;  as  the  Jews  are 
  dispersed  among  all  nations. 
 
  The  lips  of  the  wise  disperse  knowledge.  --Prov.  xv 
  7. 
 
  Two  lions,  in  the  still  dark  night,  A  herd  of 
  beeves  disperse.  --Cowper. 
 
  2.  To  scatter,  so  as  to  cause  to  vanish;  to  dissipate;  as  to 
  disperse  vapors. 
 
  Dispersed  are  the  glories.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  scatter;  dissipate;  dispel;  spread;  diffuse; 
  distribute;  deal  out  disseminate. 




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