Disabuse and Tell


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Disabuse verb – To free from mistaken beliefs or foolish hopes.
Usage example: let me disabuse you of your foolish notions about married life

Tell and disabuse are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Disabuse".
Nearby Word: disabusing
Synonyms for Disabuse


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Tell verb – To give information to.
Usage example: tell me, when did you begin playing the violin?

Disabuse and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Disabuse" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

man disabuse man tell man
truth disabuse truth tell truth
sister disabuse sister tell sister
players disabuse players tell players

Both words in one sentence

  • As far as anyone can tell until some foreigners show up to disabuse them of the notion, the entire rest of the world is an unpopulated wasteland.
  • If she's paired up with Horse Archer Midayle, Pirate Girl Briggid from will straightforwardly tell him that she's not sure if he loves her for herself or because she is the twin older sister of Adean, the White Magician Girl he used to love, and Midayle will have to disabuse her of such a belief.
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