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quell
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
suppress or stop completely
  • Having conquered the violence of his feelings, he appeared to despise himself for being the slave of passion; and quelling the dark tyranny of despair, he led me again to converse concerning myself personally.
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quelling = suppressing
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