She knows she needs to do something to dispel her dark thoughts and decides on a visit to the Royal Mews after luncheon.
Morrissey does very little to dispel rumors that he is rather tight.
He is certainly right that it is time to dispel any illusions about this relationship and keep our expectations modest.
c.1400, dispelen, from Latin dispellere "drive apart," from dis- "away" (see dis-) + pellere "to drive, push" (see pulse (n.1)). Since the meaning is "to drive away in different directions" it should not have as an object a single, indivisible thing (you can dispel suspicion, but not an accusation). Related: Dispelled; dispelling.