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quell

see definition of quell
  • verbdefeat, suppress
  • verballeviate, calm
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Synonyms for quell

verb defeat, suppress
  • annihilate
  • conquer
  • crush
  • extinguish
  • overcome
  • put down
  • quench
  • silence
  • stamp out
  • stifle
  • subdue
  • kill
  • overpower
  • queer
  • stop
  • subjugate
  • vanquish
  • hush up
  • put the lid on
  • shut down
  • sit on

Antonyms for quell

  • build up
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • help
  • lose
  • praise
  • release
  • start
  • surrender
  • yield
  • begin
  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • disturb
  • irritate
  • perturb
  • succeed
  • win
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to quell

abate

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

annihilate

verb. destroy completely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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