Adjective "Quelled" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Quelled


    Definition:

    1. to suppress; put an end to; extinguish: The troops quelled the rebellion quickly.

    2. to vanquish; subdue.

    3. to quiet or allay (emotions, anxieties, etc.): The child's mother quelled his fears of the thunder.

    Origin:
    quell

    Examples:

    "fears can be quelled."

    "prospects can be quelled."

    "media can be quelled."

    "speculations can be quelled."

    "shelters can be quelled."

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