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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise; A crushing remark; v. - Suppress or crush completely; Walk through mud or mire;

Usage examples (37)
  • squelch any sign of dissent
  • I've seen this utility, shown in-game as "squelch" and in-forum as "ignore".
  • Troops are being sent there, and furloughed men are ordered there to "squelch" the affair.
  • But they never attempted to 'squelch' my spirituality in any way. for more
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