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Had Republicans maintained control, his priorities could have been quashed by the Senate.

She has to address this popular movement she quashed and coordinate a Council that divided as severely as it has in one of these contests.

Shortly before the Games, he suffered a knee injury that quashed his chance at the individual long-jump.

Cervical cancer could be on its way outThe United States is on track to quash cervical cancer within two to three decades, according to a study published back in February.

Alongside 11 states, the DOJ alleges that Alphabet’s Google used its dominance in online search to quash competition and spent billions to make itself the default engine on browsers.

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She has quashed the efforts of municipalities to raise their own minimum wage.

Racial mistrust, military tactics against citizens, dissent quashed.

Any celebration of these findings was quickly quashed as the shaft continued to flood and delay the work.

If there was any hope for an epic comeback, Percy Harvin quashed it by taking the second half kickoff to the house.

They chanted slogans and flashed four fingers, which has come to symbolize a pro-Morsi camp violently quashed by the authorities.

Sir G. Gostwick soon after laid charges against the archbishop, which Henry quashed, and the primate was willing to forgive.

Messina elected him time after time for its deputy, to have the election quashed as often by the Moderates in the Chamber.

The circumstances of this very singular charge are not detailed, but the presentment was quashed.

The captain was on the qui vive all the time, and he promptly quashed any embarrassing remark.

He ought to have been in his father's footsteps, and he would then have disciplined or quashed his fantastical ideas.


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quashed, such as: suppress, squash, repress, crush, quell, and put down.

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