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synonyms for squelched

  • crush
  • extinguish
  • muffle
  • oppress
  • repress
  • smother
  • squash
  • stifle
  • thwart
  • censure
  • kill
  • quench
  • settle
  • shush
  • strangle
  • black out
  • quelch
  • sit on

antonyms for squelched

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

Is yu fur de Nuniun ur de Secesh, ef de belliun haint squelched ur nuffin?
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
The women had shawls over their heads, and squelched through the mud and slush with bare feet.
THROUGH SIBERIA AND MANCHURIA BY RAILOLIVER GEORGE READY
Walpole's egregious helmet dropped from no one knew (or knows) where on all these Philistinisms: and squelched them.
THE ENGLISH NOVELGEORGE SAINTSBURY
More than once a man who attempted to be unduly familiar with Roosevelt found himself swiftly and effectively squelched.
ROOSEVELT IN THE BAD LANDSH. HAGEDORN.
Then a muddy bit, and the horse squelched down on his hind quarters.
THE LUCK OF THIRTEENJAN GORDON
This laconic reply squelched me completely, and I subsided without further conversation.
THE LONG DAYDOROTHY RICHARDSON
We squelched the strawberry season, reducing tons of promising fruit to flavourless pulp, and the growers to damp despair.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 101. SEP. 12, 1891VARIOUS
The forest road was covered with pools from a recent shower of rain, and the earth squelched under one's feet.
THE SCHOOLMISTRESS AND OTHER STORIESANTON CHEKHOV
They are as proud as Lambert's other dog, that took the wall of a muck-cart and got squelched for his pains.
IRELAND AS IT ISROBERT JOHN BUCKLEY (AKA R.J.B.)
Now, when the Dalecarlians have been squelched, a new beginning will have to be made with the good folk of Smland.
PLAYS BY AUGUST STRINDBERG, FOURTH SERIESAUGUST STRINDBERG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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