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  • verbdestroy, defeat
  • verbnullify, cancel

synonyms for quash

  • crush
  • put down
  • quell
  • repress
  • squash
  • suppress
  • annihilate
  • beat
  • extinguish
  • extirpate
  • overcome
  • overthrow
  • quench
  • scrunch
  • squish
  • subdue
  • trash
  • snow under
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antonyms for quash

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  • build up
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • let go
  • praise
  • release
  • give in
  • help
  • start
  • surrender
  • yield
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • permit
  • rebuild
  • sanction
  • support
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How to use quash in a sentence

A new effort to ban Native mascots was quashed by the state school board this year.
HUNDREDS OF SCHOOLS ARE STILL USING NATIVE AMERICANS AS TEAM MASCOTSHOPE ALLCHINOCTOBER 12, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Scoring those long-term contracts in a competitive global market seemed unlikely, even before the pandemic quashed demand for North America’s highly priced gas.
IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
Within Silicon Valley itself, unease over how big tech may quash smaller tech businesses has also grown.
MAJORITY OF TECH EMPLOYEES AND POTENTIAL FOUNDERS SAY BIG TECH NEEDS MORE REGULATIONLUCINDA SHENSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Researchers want to know how elite controllers quash the virus for long periods of time.
IN A FIRST, A PERSON’S IMMUNE SYSTEM FOUGHT HIV — AND WONTINA HESMAN SAEYAUGUST 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Its draconian lockdown measures had quashed the virus at home so effectively that doctors couldn’t find patients to fully test their vaccine on.
EVERY COUNTRY WANTS A COVID-19 VACCINE. WHO WILL GET IT FIRST?KATIE MCLEANAUGUST 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The low hiss of steam, the faint roar of the fires on the grates, the quish-quash of the pumps, were music to his ears.
RED DYNAMITEROY J. SNELL
This was an opportunity to lead her into an admission which might immediately quash all of the grounds of the complaint.
LIGHTNIN'FRANK BACON
Hence it was necessary for the State and Church to quash their indictment before God could do the same.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
After all it was precipitated as a fine film, and you can quash it and even slice it up without any trouble.
TILLIEROGER PHILLIPS GRAHAM
I recognized the legal rights of her husband, but no ruffling Daniel should quash the undeniable rights of Yours Truly.
DESERT DUSTEDWIN L. SABIN
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