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quell
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Macbeth
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  • When Duncan is asleep,— Whereto the rather shall his day’s hard journey Soundly invite him, his two chamberlains Will I with wine and wassail so convince That memory, the warder of the brain, Shall be a fume, and the receipt of reason A limbec only: when in swinish sleep Their drenched natures lie as in a death, What cannot you and I perform upon The unguarded Duncan? what not put upon His spongy officers; who shall bear the guilt Of our great quell?

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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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