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quell
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Wuthering Heights
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  • Catherine quelled her lamentations also, took a seat opposite, and looked solemnly into the fire.
  • 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.

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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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