Definition of Squelched

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

Exact synonyms: Quelled, Quenched
Similar to: Suppressed



Definition of Squelched

1. Adjective. Something that has been squelched ¹

2. Verb. (past of squelch) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squelched

1. squelch [v] - See also: squelch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squelched

squeezest
squeezeth
squeezier
squeezing
squeezing in
squeezing out
squeezy
squeg
squegged
squegger
squeggers
squegging
squegs
squelch
squelch circuit
squelched (current term)
squelcher
squelchers
squelches
squelchier
squelchiest
squelchiness
squelching
squelchingly
squelchy
squeteague
squeteagues
squewiff
squib
squib kick

Literary usage of Squelched

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1. Fifty Years History of the Temperance Cause by Jane E. Stebbins, T. A. H. Brown (1874)
"HOW SLATER WAS squelched.'— THE FIRST TABERNACLE. — SIEGE OF CHARLIE BECK, ETC. SEVEN cities of ancient Greece contended for the honor of being Homer's ..."

2. Reminiscences of a Ranger: Or, Early Times in Southern California by Horace Bell (1881)
"... Pico takes the Field —TD Molt Commands an Expedition to San Buenaventura— The Rebellion squelched—Rebels Hung—Bloody Trophies—Stuttering Aleck. ..."

3. Random Recollections by Henry Brewster Stanton (1887)
"The Contest squelched.—Weed's Hand in it.—Members and Measures in the Senate. — Hamilton Fish Elected United States Senator.—James W. Beekman Bolts Pish. ..."

4. The cabinet of the earth unlocked by Edward Steane Jackson (1867)
"squelched BEETLES. HE beds and deposits to which we now descend—called the COAL MEASURES— show, more than any others, the gracious provision made by the ..."

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