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quell
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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Definition
suppress or stop completely
  • Then she stepped into her flaming chariot, and grasped the spear so stout and sturdy and strong with which she quells the ranks of heroes who have displeased her.
    Book 8 (70% in)
  • On her head she set her helmet of gold, with four plumes, and coming to a peak both in front and behind—decked with the emblems of a hundred cities; then she stepped into her flaming chariot and grasped the spear, so stout and sturdy and strong, with which she quells the ranks of heroes who have displeased her.
    Book 5 (83% in)

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