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synonyms for squelch

  • crush
  • extinguish
  • muffle
  • oppress
  • repress
  • smother
  • squash
  • stifle
  • thwart
  • censure
  • kill
  • quench
  • settle
  • shush
  • strangle
  • black out
  • quelch
  • sit on
See also synonyms for: squelched / squelches
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antonyms for squelch

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  • aid
  • encourage
  • help
  • let go
  • light
  • start
  • allow
  • release
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How to use squelch in a sentence

A bulky object fell with a heavy squelch in the middle of the street, a few yards from us.
LILITHGEORGE MACDONALD
I don't think that you can discover that Douglas ever talked of going to Virginia to "squelch" out that idea there.
THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME FIVEABRAHAM LINCOLN
The thing must be squelched, and the only way to squelch it, when they fired they must fire to kill.
REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE APPOINTED TO INVESTIGATE THE RAILROAD RIOTS IN JULY, 1877VARIOUS
Wellington felt called upon to squelch him: "You Englishmen never had a real tub till we Americans sold 'em to you."
EXCUSE ME!RUPERT HUGHES
And there were always a sufficient number of good fellows around to squelch anybody who tried to interfere with my efficiency.
THE PRIDE OF PALOMARPETER B. KYNE
Oh, ain't they wet, but they can't squelch the flame that's burnin' 'ere for the dear doctor.
OH! SUSANNAH!MARK AMBIENT
The squelch-squelch of soaking boots and the creaking of leather equipment was all he heard.
WAR AND THE WEIRDFORBES PHILLIPS
I am told that the Senate is likely to squelch the Costigan bill.
LETTERS AND LITERARY MEMORIALS OF SAMUEL J. TILDEN, V. 1SAMUEL J. TILDEN
Pore Susan got it bad enough, but it wasn't a dead squelch in her case.
WHEN GHOST MEETS GHOSTWILLIAM FREND DE MORGAN
I mean to squelch free impulse, which is commonly iniquitous.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 102, JANUARY 30, 1892VARIOUS
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