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To halt, stop, eliminate, stamp out, or put down, often suddenly or by force
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“For decades, they used their political clout to squelch any attempts to create a state university.”
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To suppress the noise or speech of
“Their prime reason for this is to squelch any complaints from the general public that corporate profits at the present time are too high.”
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(British) To make a sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground
“They liked to find places, such as the road or the lane, where the fine, paste-like mud would squelch through their toes.”
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(British) To stamp or tread on something soft, making it squelch
“Out boots squelch the muddy ground.”
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To put an end to, especially formally
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To disprove or refute a statement, theory or belief
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To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is
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To walk with effort through water or another liquid or viscous substance
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To remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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To declare to be untrue
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Say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
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To shame or put down
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(British) A sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground
“As he started to approach her, however, he heard a squelch under his foot.”
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A sharp, angry, or witty reply
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