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synonyms for quashing
- wiping out
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How to use quashing in a sentence
quashing rumors that the White House had pushed her out, Powell told the press that she'd been planning to retire for months.
Mahaffee advises quashing such romantic notions, as someone you trust now may turn out to be a future foe.Don’t Pull a Petraeus! How to Guard Your Personal & Work Email | Caitlin Dickson | November 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Since taking power 11 years ago, he has promised reforms while forcefully quashing all debate and dissent.
quashing one cartel—no matter how powerful—amounts to little more than a cosmetic change on the drug-trafficking landscape.
The instant quashing of her purpose by their absence affected her brain as a sudden vacuum affects the body—she nearly fainted.Return of the Native | Thomas Hardy
He (Grinder) did not care whether they called it squashing or quashing; it was all the same so long as they nipped him in the bud.The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists | Robert Tressell
The instant quashing of her purpose by their absence affected her brain as a sudden vacuum affects the body: she nearly fainted.The Return of the Native | Thomas Hardy
What we want is the quashing of all charges against this young gentleman, who has been made to suffer abominably.Lanier of the Cavalry | Charles King
But it was seldom in evidence, "Aunt M'riar" quashing its unwelcome individuality.When Ghost Meets Ghost | William Frend De Morgan
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