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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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) Present participle for 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) Present participle for to stamp or tread on something soft, making it squelch
“Out boots squelch the muddy ground.”
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Present participle for to put an end to, especially formally
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Present participle for to remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer
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Present participle for cause the downfall or ruin of
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Present participle for to knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is
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Present participle for to walk with effort through water or another liquid or viscous substance
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Present participle for to remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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Present participle for to declare to be untrue
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Present participle for say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
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Present participle for to shame or put down
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A sudden repressive or punitive restriction or control
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The action of subduing someone or something by force
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