quell


quell
/kwɛl / (say kwel)

verb (t)
1. to suppress (disorder, mutiny, etc.); put an end to; extinguish.
2. to vanquish; subdue.
3. to quiet or allay (feelings, etc.).
{Middle English Old English cwellan kill (causative of cwelan die)
queller, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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