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Verb: quash  kwósh
  1. Put down by force or intimidation
    "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising";
    - repress, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce
  2. Declare invalid
    "The contract was quashed";
    - invalidate, annul, void, avoid, nullify

Derived forms: quashes, quashing, quashed

Type of: cancel, crush, oppress, strike down, suppress

Encyclopedia: Quash, William