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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squelch, quell, quench(verb)

    suppress or crush completely

    "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"

    Synonyms:
    blow out, squelch, stay, quench, allay, crush, assuage, appease, splosh, squeeze, snuff out, slake, extinguish, mash, squish, squash, slop, splash, slosh

  2. quell, stay, appease(verb)

    overcome or allay

    "quell my hunger"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, last out, delay, bide, stick, squelch, lenify, stay, placate, gentle, abide, ride out, gruntle, persist, mollify, rest, appease, pacify, assuage, stick around, propitiate, stay on, stay put, quench, remain, outride, continue, detain

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. quell

    Synonyms:
    extinguish, destroy, crush, reduce, allay, stifle, quiet, pacify, quench, repress, suppress, calm, put out, subdue, quench, overpower

    Antonyms:
    foster, excite, fan, aggravate, stir, irritate, disturb, raise, inflame

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quell(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    subdue, suppress, crush, reduce, overcome

  2. quell(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    repress, restrain, check, smother, curb, bridle, lay, rein in

  3. quell(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    quiet, calm, still, compose, lull, hush, tranquillize, pacify

  4. quell(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    moderate, assuage, mitigate, allay, appease, alleviate, mollify, soften, dull, soothe, blunt, deaden

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    suppress, stifle, repress, suffocate

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