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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Subdued or overcome.

Usage examples (32)
  • The quelled rebellion
  • He made a momentary show of haughty, indignant refusal, but a movement of my sword quelled the brief revolt in him.
  • Problems that have, for the most part, have been, well, described as quelled, although there still have been some internal problems.
  • So, she kind of quelled that suspicion right away -- just -- just trying to engage them in whatever conversation. for more
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