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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squelch, quell, quench(verb)

    suppress or crush completely

    Synonyms:
    quell, 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

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

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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List of paraphrases:

suppress, stifle, repress, suffocate


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