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used in The Hunger Games

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suppress or stop completely
  • But I don't dare leave the jacket, scorched and smoldering as it is, I take the risk of shoving it in my sleeping bag, hoping the lack of air will quell what I haven't extinguished.
    p. 173.7
quell = suppress or stop completely

(editor's note:  Something that is smoldering is burning slowly without a flame.)
There are no more uses of "quell" in The Hunger Games.

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