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Definitionsuppress or stop completely
- Catherine quelled her lamentations also, took a seat opposite, and looked solemnly into the fire.Chapter 23 (44% in)
quelled = stopped or suppressed
- When I first looked into his face, I perceived that he had got intelligence of the catastrophe; and a foolish notion struck me that his heart was quelled and he prayed, because his lips moved and his gaze was bent on the ground.Chapter 16 (47% in)
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