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quell
used in Rappaccini's Daughter

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Definition
suppress or stop completely
  • But he strove hard to quell them and to respond to Baglioni with a true lover's perfect faith.
  • Giovanni's rage was quelled into an aspect of sullen insensibility.
  • Dost thou deem it misery to be endowed with marvellous gifts against which no power nor strength could avail an enemy—misery, to be able to quell the mightiest with a breath—misery, to be as terrible as thou art beautiful?

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