Unspell
Unspell Un*spell", v. t. [1st pref. un- + spell.] To break the power of (a spell); to release (a person) from the influence of a spell; to disenchant. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Such practices as these, . . . The more judicious Israelites unspelled. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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  • unspell — un·spell …   English syllables

  • unspell — verb release from a spell • Ant: ↑spell • Hypernyms: ↑free, ↑liberate, ↑release, ↑unloose, ↑unloosen, ↑loose • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • awaken — Synonyms and related words: alert, annoy, arouse, awake, awaken to, be begotten, be born, be incarnated, become alive to, become aware of, become conscious of, bestir, blow the coals, blow up, break the spell, burst the bubble, call forth, call… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • correct — Synonyms and related words: Christian, OK, absolute, accepted, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, according to Hoyle, accurate, acknowledged, adapt, adapt to, adjectival, adjust, adjust to, admitted, admonish, adverbial, agree with, all right …   Moby Thesaurus

  • debunk — Synonyms and related words: awaken, break the spell, burst the bubble, correct, disabuse, disappoint, discover, disenchant, disillude, disillusion, disillusionize, enlighten, expose, let down easy, let in on, prick the bubble, put straight, set… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disabuse — Synonyms and related words: amend, awaken, break the spell, burst the bubble, conflict, contention, correct, debunk, difference, disaccord, disappoint, disenchant, disillude, disillusion, disillusionize, dissension, dissent, dissidence, disunity …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disappoint — Synonyms and related words: awaken, baffle, balk, beat, bilk, break the spell, burst the bubble, cast down, circumvent, correct, cross, dash, debunk, deceive, defeat, defeat expectation, disabuse, discontent, disenchant, disgruntle, dishearten,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disenchant — Synonyms and related words: awaken, break the spell, burst the bubble, correct, debunk, disabuse, disappoint, disillude, disillusion, disillusionize, enlighten, expose, let down easy, let in on, prick the bubble, put straight, set right, set… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disillusion — Synonyms and related words: awaken, awakening, baffle, balk, ban, bilk, blackball, blackballing, break the spell, burst the bubble, cast down, complaint, correct, cross, dash, debunk, debunking, defeat, defeat expectation, dim view, disabuse,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • enlighten — Synonyms and related words: account for, acculturate, acquaint, advance, advertise, advertise of, advise, allegorize, ameliorate, amend, apprise, awaken, beacon, better, boost, break the spell, brief, brighten, brighten up, bring forward, bring… …   Moby Thesaurus

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