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Synonyms for squelch

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

to hold (something requiring an outlet) in check

Synonyms for squelch

a crushing remark

an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise

suppress or crush completely

make a sucking sound

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walk through mud or mire

to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

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The researchers say this spin-flipping so little affected momentum that it shouldn't squelch the atom's wave, according to the uncertainty principle.
Squares, on the other hand, displayed an abiding contentment with their lives that appeared to squelch mood-altering aspirations.
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A traditional Chinese herbal medicine, long rumored to squelch alcohol's intoxicating effects, appears to live up to its thousand-year-old reputation.
While common misconceptions of cruising -- cramped quarters, seasickness, and constant overeating -- aren't easy to squelch entirely, there's been sufficient education about today's cruise lines so that close to half of the North Americans taking a cruise this year are expected to be first-time cruisers.
Wolpe blamed an inadequate review process for failing to squelch the draft report before it was circulated.
Hintz added that ongoing concerns over terrorism, the economy and rising oil prices seemed to squelch investor enthusiasm after a strong start in January.
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Seeking to defuse allegations that he is attempting to squelch a probe into his use of outside lawyers, Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo wrote in a letter released Friday that he will cooperate with a state audit into the matter.