Definition of Quelled

1. Adjective. Subdued or overcome. "A squelched rumor"

Exact synonyms: Quenched, Squelched
Similar to: Suppressed



Definition of Quelled

1. Verb. (past of quell) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quelled

1. quell [v] - See also: quell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quelled

queers
queest
queests
quegh
queghs
queint
queitite
quelch
quelched
quelches
quelching
quelea
queleas
quell
quellable
quelled (current term)
quellenforschung
queller
quellers
quelling
quellio
quellios
quells
quellung
queme
quemed
quemely
quemes

Literary usage of Quelled

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1. History of Europe, from the Fall of Napoleon, in 1815, to the Accession of by Archibald Alison (1859)
"... new and more violent democratic movement was finally s^o'iTy ana quelled. The revolutionists were resolved to fight for it; "SiY'st and fight they did, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"... then one of the under secretaries of state, те seen walking round the ruins with a gratified «»k, and a smile on his lips. was in a great degree quelled ..."

3. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1887)
"... DEFEATED AND OVERTHROWN— GRANADOS AS PRESIDENTE PROVISORIO—SEDITIOUS MOVEMENTS quelled —ABOLITION OF PRIESTLY ..."

4. Modern Egypt by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1908)
"... Pasha—The Khedive intrigues against the Ministry— Mutiny of the officers—It is quelled by the Khedive—Nubar Pasha resigns—Immediate consequences—Remote ..."

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