Imagine spraying a can of air at a dirty keyboard, watching in satisfaction as the dust disperses.
This word has Latin roots that literally mean "to scatter apart." (It's a cousin of the word "sparse," meaning "few, thin, scattered," as well as "intersperse," meaning "to scatter in between.")
"Aryan migration theory... posits that the originators of Vedic culture — a significant component of Hinduism — dispersed into India around 4,000 years ago."
Explain the meaning of "disperse" without saying "scatter" or "dispel."
Fill in the blanks: "(In a certain place, or at a certain event), the crowd disperses as _____."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. One opposite of DISPERSE is
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