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Synonyms for quelling

forceful prevention

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The rush of a whodunit pales next to Barbara Barrow's what've-they-done-and-why, The Quelling. The novel instantly achieves page-turner status through vexing questions.
While al-Quds highlighted quelling of al-Tur rally by Israeli police as its main front page news item, al-Ayyam and al-Hayat al-Jadida highlighted quelling of the Shujaiyah rally by Hamas police as their main front page news item.
Summary: Some 300 "Ukrainian mercenaries" active in quelling separatist groups are veterans of the Syrian conflict, the ITAR-TASS news agency said Thursday.
The Chinese central bank said that it was not the right time to relax monetary policy, effectively quelling speculation on a rate decision by the central bank.
The Freedom Tower's redesigned lobby will feature 50-tall ceilings, quelling complaints that, to borrow part of an old a phrase used comparing the old and current Penn Stations, one would enter the new WTC like a rat.
"Among them is the need for water cannons which were instrumental in quelling the disorder unleashed on the people of Dublin during the May Day protests in 2004.
A research review commissioned by the American Psychiatric Association in Washington, D.C., concludes that in trials, daily exposure to bright light is about as effective as antidepressant drugs in quelling seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or winter depression, and other forms of depression.
Army Superior Unit Award, 1st award, 18 October 1993, for operations in quelling a major inmate disturbance, 11 May 1992--22 May 1992.
BMW claims Active Steering increases the dynamic envelope by quelling incipient oversteer in maneuvers like high-speed lane changes, reducing the need for steering input when braking on uneven surfaces, or adjusting steering angle to changing levels of grip.
Many of the parties, including Mattera, said a few victories in state legislatures would go a long way toward quelling unrest.