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Verb: quell  kwel
  1. Suppress or crush completely
    "quell any sign of dissent";
    - squelch, quench
  2. Overcome or allay
    "quell my hunger";
    - stay, appease

Derived forms: quelled, quells, quelling

Type of: conquer, curb, fill, fulfil [Brit, Cdn], fulfill [N. Amer], inhibit, meet, satisfy, stamp down, subdue, suppress

Encyclopedia: Quell