View definitions for quelling
adjective as in suppressive
noun as in appeasement
Heeding Glenn’s advice, he tries to quell his ambition with gratitude for his wife and children.
The actions are unlikely to quell controversy surrounding the plane.
All along, Pfizer’s top executives have attempted to quell notions that it has been influenced by political players.
Writing in an open letter, Bourla quelled fears that Pfizer might be racing the clock to bring out a vaccine before the presidential election.
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.
The crowds insisted that the law enforcement presence prompted violence instead of quelling it.
They're America's biggest investor and our best chance at quelling Kim Jong Il.
When the high wind blew off shore, there was no backswell, on account of the pack-ice to the north quelling the sea.
Quelling her first impulse to scream, she dropped him gently on the pillow, and rapped to rouse up her maid.
It seems that after quelling the revolt at King's Cross wholesale arrests were made in Islington.
Once more quelling every evil they are stout of heart and hand, Now redeem thy plighted promise and restore their throne and land!
The remedy is as drastic as are the drugs used for epilepsy, which in quelling the spasm bring idiocy to the patient.
On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quelling, such as: null, covering up, curbing, holding back, null, and repressing.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.