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quell
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • As night approached, it proving impossible to quell her insubordination by rebuke or threats of punishment, Master Brackett, the jailer, thought fit to introduce a physician.

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  • The government declared a state of emergency in an attempt to quell political unrest.
  • Staying busy helps to quell my hunger.

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