quell

Definitions:

  • To put down forcibly; suppress.
  • To pacify; quiet.
  • Murder.
  • Power or means of quelling or subduing.
  • A spring; a fountain; a source from which water wells out.
  • To well or flow out.
  • To cause to die; put to death; kill; slay.
  • To cause to cease; subdue; crush: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="quell">quell</internalXref> an insurrection.
  • To reduce to peace or inaction; quiet; allay.
  • To dash out; destroy.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> To overpower, put down, lay, smother.
  • To calm, compose.
  • To die; perish.
  • To abate.
  • To die.
  • To be subdued or abated; to yield; to abate.
  • Murder.
  • To take the life of; to kill.
  • To overpower; to subdue; to put down.
  • To quiet; to allay; to pacify; to cause to yield or cease
  • A <xref>spring</xref> or <xref>fountain</xref>.
  • overcome or allay
  • suppress or crush completely
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