Definition of Quelling

1. Noun. Forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority. "The stifling of all dissent"

Exact synonyms: Crushing, Stifling, Suppression
Generic synonyms: Bar, Prevention
Specialized synonyms: Crackdown
Derivative terms: Crush, Quell, Stifle, Suppress, Suppress



Definition of Quelling

1. Verb. (present participle of quell) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quelling

1. quell [v] - See also: quell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quelling

queghs
queint
queitite
quelch
quelched
quelches
quelching
quelea
queleas
quell
quellable
quelled
quellenforschung
queller
quellers
quelling (current term)
quellio
quellios
quells
quellung
queme
quemed
quemely
quemes
quemful
queming
quemly
quena

Literary usage of Quelling

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1. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1920)
"THE quelling OF THE BLATANT BEAST. Through all estates he found that he had past, In which he many massacres had left, And to the Clergy now was come at ..."

2. The English Poets by Thomas Humphry Ward, Matthew Arnold (1901)
"THE quelling OF THE BLATANT BEAST. Through all estates he found that he had past, In which he many ..."

3. The English Poets: Selections by Thomas Humphry Ward, Matthew Arnold (1880)
"THE quelling OF THE BLATANT BEAST. Through all estates he found that he had past, In which he many massacres had left, And to the Clergy now was come at ..."

4. The English Poets: Selections by Thomas Humphry Ward (1908)
"THE quelling OF THE BLATANT BEAST. Through all estates he found that he had past, In which he many massacres had left, And to the Clergy now was come at ..."

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