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Word: dispense

Definition: distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule


Sentences Containing 'dispense'

"But in spite of his aversion for the Jews, Henry did not dispense with their services.
A very ridiculous thing it is, that any man should dispense with vice and wickedness in himself, which is in his power to restrain; and should go about to suppress it in others, which is altogether impossible.
Across the United States, physicians have the right under their medical license to diagnose, prescribe, and dispense pharmacologic agents.
Although the statutes set out the full medieval ceremony which was to be used for creating knights, this was not performed, and indeed was possibly never intended to be, as the original statutes contained a provision allowing the Great Master to dispense Knights Companion from these requirements.
As Chibnall writes Carter's killing of Brumby and his own assassination were further alterations from the novel, emphasising the film's parallels with revenge tragedy and Carter's role as what Geoff Mayer calls "the moral agent... a "knight" forced to dispense his own sense of justice in a corrupt world".
As noted below, dispensations began to be granted in later times, but originally not even the Pope could dispense from them.
Between 2007 and 2008 in order to dispense with the increasingly unreliable SNCB Class 11 locomotives on the Amsterdam-Brussels services, NS Hispeed introduced twelve Bombardier Traxx F140 MS electric locomotives hired from Angel Trains, numbered in the range E186 111 to E186 122, augmented from 2011 by E186 144 and E186 239.
Brick ran for a seat to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in a by-election held to dispense with the vacancy in the Peace River electoral district caused by the Executive Council of Alberta refusing to recognize the results from the 1905 Alberta general election.
Burst charges are also used to dispense leaflets from leaflet bombs.
But it will be some years before the beginner has got his eye trained to such accuracy of observation that he can dispense with it.
For those women who cannot dispense with a swimsuit, they at times tan with the back strap undone while lying on the front, or removing shoulder straps, besides wearing swimsuits which cover less area than their normal clothing.
He extremely despises people who attack his "prey" and is even willing to break player-killing laws in order to dispense his own version of "justice".
He opened up the possibility of theatre and fiction that dispense with conventional plot and the unities of time and place in order to focus on essential components of the human condition.
Her younger sisters soon began to make interest with her for objects of happiness which she might in future be able to dispense.
Historically before the advent of medicine as a science it was common for pharmacists to dispense drugs "as is", most drugs today are administered as parts of a dosage form.
In all ordinary telegraph lines, advantage is taken of this fact to utilize the earth as a conductor and to dispense with one wire.
In practice, even before 1917 dispensations from solemn religious vows were being obtained by grant of the Pope himself, while departments of the Holy See and superiors specially delegated by it could dispense from simple religious vows.
It was impossible for Monseigneur to dispense with one of these attendants on the chocolate and hold his high place under the admiring Heavens.
Napoleon did not like having an Englishman as an employee and being presented with an excessive bill by Howatson for transportation of shrubs to Malmaison, Napoleon had an opportunity to dispense with his services.
Nurses are available in each building to conduct annual health screenings (data reported to the PDE and state Department of Health) and to dispense prescribed medications to students during the school day.
The primitive force we are in danger of losing depends much on line, and no work that aims at a sublime impression can dispense with the basis of a carefully wrought and simple line scheme.
This treasure, as in duty bound, I laid at the feet of Steerforth, and begged him to dispense.
To achieve an all-over tan, the tanner needs to dispense with clothing; and to maximize covering, they need to minimize the amount of clothing they wear while tanning.
With much money to dispense of, Kusano finances most of their escapades.
``And you would be to blame for not assisting him, if the young man really needed your help in that quarter, but, happily for me, he can dispense with it.''
``Citizen, I desire nothing more than to get to Paris, though I could dispense with the escort.''
``Listen,''said Morcerf``if Mademoiselle Danglars were disposed to take pity on my supposed martyrdom on her account, and would dispense with all matrimonial formalities between our two families, I am ready to agree to the arrangement.
``M. de Villefort,''replied the doctor, with increased vehemence,``there are occasions when I dispense with all foolish human circumspection.

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