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  • as insuppressive
  • as inappeasement
  • as inrepression

synonyms for quelling

  • covering up
  • curbing
  • holding back
  • repressing
  • repressive
  • silencing
  • stifling
  • subduing
  • withholding
  • conciliation
  • easing
  • moderation
  • abatement
  • accommodation
  • adjustment
  • alleviation
  • amends
  • assuagement
  • compromise
  • concession
  • grant
  • lessening
  • mitigation
  • mollification
  • placation
  • propitiation
  • reconciliation
  • reparation
  • restoration
  • settlement
  • softening
  • solace
  • acceding
  • lulling
  • peace offering
  • quieting
  • soothing
  • tranquilization
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How to use quelling in a sentence

Heeding Glenn’s advice, he tries to quell his ambition with gratitude for his wife and children.
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The actions are unlikely to quell controversy surrounding the plane.
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All along, Pfizer’s top executives have attempted to quell notions that it has been influenced by political players.
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Writing in an open letter, Bourla quelled fears that Pfizer might be racing the clock to bring out a vaccine before the presidential election.
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The race for a vaccine is breaking every scientific speed record, but a vaccine will not be ready to quell the current outbreak even under the most optimistic timeline.
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This could be a reason that treatment with dexamethasone, an immunosuppressant often used to quell “flare-ups” of autoimmune disorders, might be effective in treating patients with only the most severe disease.
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As the book goes on those amenities are used to get people to work as much as possible and quell employee protest.
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The downside of that is that it quells a lot of important journalism.
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When the high wind blew off shore, there was no backswell, on account of the pack-ice to the north quelling the sea.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Quelling her first impulse to scream, she dropped him gently on the pillow, and rapped to rouse up her maid.
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WORDS RELATED TO QUELLING

  • abatement
  • acceding
  • accommodation
  • adjustment
  • alleviation
  • amends
  • assuagement
  • compromise
  • concession
  • conciliation
  • easing
  • grant
  • lessening
  • lulling
  • mitigation
  • moderation
  • mollification
  • peace offering
  • placation
  • propitiation
  • quelling
  • quieting
  • reconciliation
  • reparation
  • restoration
  • settlement
  • softening
  • solace
  • soothing
  • tranquilization
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.