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Synonyms for quell

Synonyms for quell

to bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight

Synonyms for quell

suppress or crush completely

overcome or allay

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As night approached, it proving impossible to quell her insubordination by rebuke or threats of punishment, Master Brackett, the jailer, thought fit to introduce a physician.
Global Banking News-April 14, 2014--Central bank of Japan quells stimulus hopes
Preliminary evidence indicates that a single dose of a drug called ketamine rapidly quells symptoms of major depression for up to 1 week in patients who don't benefit from standard antidepressant medications.
Pfizer is developing a drug that quells hot flashes by targeting the mechanism covered by Rochester's patent.
Zhang, all of the University of Chicago, have discovered that even modestly reducing the air pressure completely quells the rococo exuberance of crashing drops.