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Word: disabuse

Definition: correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief


Sentences Containing 'disabuse'

And, those, who attempt to disabuse them of such prejudices, may, for aught I know, be good reasoners, but I cannot allow them to be good citizens and politicians; since they free men from one restraint upon their passions, and make the infringement of the laws of society, in one respect, more easy and secure.

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