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quell
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 uses
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Definition
suppress or stop completely
  • ...a vague feeling of curiosity and apprehension quelled every disposition to talk, and almost instantaneously the most deathlike stillness prevailed.
    Chapters 5-6 (27% in)
quelled = stopped or suppressed
  • The latter, sure of quelling the tempest when the waves became too violent, allowed them to rise to a certain pitch that he might be revenged on the importunate Andrea, and besides it would afford him some recreation during the long day.
    Chapters 107-108 (15% in)

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