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Past tense for to put an end to something, typically by the use of force
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“Ramsey appointed Sibley to assemble troops at the fort and to prepare to head out to the frontier to help quell the uprising.”
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Past tense for to calm or palliate, especially a negative feeling, thought or emotion
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“Breathing in the uncomfortable silence, I tried to quell the unease, without much success, I might add.”
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Past tense for to suppress the noise or speech of
“Her breath sounded like a roar in the night. She pushed the blanket over her mouth, trying to quell the noise.”
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Past tense for to defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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Past tense for to sedate or calm, especially with the use of a drug
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Past tense for to decrease in amount or degree
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Past tense for to eliminate from view or from being physically present
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(of a memory or feeling) No longer present or existing
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