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  • to free someone from a misconception or misapprehension of something; to unveil a falsehood
         It won't take them to disabuse the newcomer of any notions of superiority.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



DISABUSE, v.t. The present your neighbor with another and better
error than the one which he has deemed it advantageous to embrace.
- 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue



Dis`a*buse" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disabused (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disabusing.] [Pref. dis- + abuse; cf. F. désabuser.] To set free from mistakes; to undeceive; to disengage from fallacy or deception; to set right.

To undeceive and disabuse the people.
South.

If men are now sufficiently enlightened to disabuse themselves or artifice, hypocrisy, and superstition, they will consider this event as an era in their history.
J. Adams.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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