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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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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.
Other features include voice activation (VOX), backlit LCD display, call alert, automatic squelch and power save, channel monitor and channel scan technology.
display, a display dimmer control, a dynamic squelch control
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.
The chemical reactions in the brain--and related physiological changes--that squelch a seizure are poorly understood.
The true purpose of the suit appears to be a willful attempt to frighten customers, damage Moneyline Telerate's business and squelch competition in the market.
IT was clear how afraid legislators are of losing their seats by their fierce bipartisan fight to squelch the open primary measure, Proposition 62.
Discovery of the functions of proteins C and S by observing their activity in animal organs explains a curious but vital phenomenon: While blood in a test tube becomes a solid clot within a few minutes, injured people form only enough of a clot to squelch bleeding.