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quell
used in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire)

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Definition
suppress or stop completely
  • After that, it won't be long before the Capitol begins gearing up for the Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 3 (44% in)
  • In your very first year of being a victor, you get to be a mentor in a Quarter Quell!
    Chapter 3 (45% in)
  • But to make things even worse, this is the year of the Seventy-fifth Hunger Games, and that means it's also a Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 3 (46% in)
  • But in school I remember hearing that for the second Quarter Quell, the Capitol demanded that twice the number of tributes be provided for the arena.
    Chapter 3 (48% in)
  • In a way, it's a good thing Peeta and I will both be available as mentors during the Quell, because it's a sure bet that Haymitch will be wasted.
    Chapter 3 (50% in)
  • After they've exhausted the topic of the Quarter Quell, my prep team launches into a whole lot of stuff about their incomprehensibly silly lives.
    Chapter 3 (51% in)
  • Are you planning the Quarter Quell Games already?
    Chapter 6 (53% in)
  • "THE QUELL".
    Chapter 10 (0% in)
  • "That's right, this year will be the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Hunger Games, and that means it's time for our third Quarter Quell!"
    Chapter 12 (78% in)
  • When the laws for the Games were laid out, they dictated that every twenty-five years the anniversary would be marked by a Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 12 (83% in)
  • President Snow goes on to tell us what happened in the previous Quarter Quells.
    Chapter 12 (85% in)
  • "And now we honor our third Quarter Quell," says the president.
    Chapter 12 (93% in)
  • Whoever devised the Quarter Quell system had prepared for centuries of Hunger Games.
    Chapter 12 (94% in)
  • Is it possible that this was really the Quarter Quell written down seventy-five years ago?
    Chapter 13 (10% in)
  • Before I go down, I pause at the top of the stairs, feeling slightly embarrassed about the way I've handled the news of the Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 13 (55% in)
  • If anything, they're less ready than before the Quarter Quell announcement, because the following morning another hundred Peacekeepers arrived on the train.
    Chapter 13 (92% in)
  • It's the first time since they announced the Quarter Quell that he's offered me any sort of affection.
    Chapter 14 (36% in)
  • Really, if there's one thing I don't have time for, it's worrying about how the Quarter Quell will affect the mood in the Capitol.
    Chapter 14 (44% in)
  • That would make it the second Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 14 (46% in)
  • "It's the only Quell we have.
    Chapter 14 (48% in)
  • After the anthem, they show President Snow drawing the envelope for the second Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 14 (51% in)
  • He reads from the square of paper in the same onerous voice he used for ours, informing Panem that in honor of the Quarter Quell, there will be twice the number of tributes.
    Chapter 14 (52% in)
  • I do not see a girl, or even a woman, but some unearthly being who looks like she might make her home in the volcano that destroyed so many in Haymitch's Quell.
    Chapter 15 (23% in)
  • "It's too bad about this Quell thing.
    Chapter 15 (47% in)
  • They can't tear their overlarge eyes away, even when President Snow begins to speak from his balcony, welcoming us all to the Quell.
    Chapter 15 (72% in)
  • And for the first time, I distance myself from the personal tragedy that has consumed me since they announced the Quell.
    Chapter 17 (37% in)
  • Even though they announced the Quarter Quell the night of the photo shoot, people still voted for their favorite dress, and this was the winner.
    Chapter 17 (66% in)
  • Beetee questions the legality of the Quell in his nervous, twitchy way, wondering if it's been fully examined by experts of late.
    Chapter 17 (87% in)
  • Surely the creators of the Quarter Quell never anticipated such love forming between the victors and the Capitol.
    Chapter 17 (89% in)
  • So if he's all-powerful, why doesn't he change the Quell?
    Chapter 17 (90% in)
  • And Chaff, who comes right on her heels, insists the president could change the Quell if he wanted to, but he must not think it matters much to anyone.
    Chapter 17 (90% in)
  • "So, Peeta, what was it like when, after all you've been through, you found out about the Quell?" asks Caesar.
    Chapter 18 (16% in)
  • " "So this was before the Quell?" says Caesar.
    Chapter 18 (26% in)
  • Of course before the Quell.
    Chapter 18 (26% in)
  • And that's the best-case scenario, if I'm able to eliminate the rest of the field, including myself, and get Peeta crowned as the winner of the Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 25 (2% in)
  • After all, what is this Quarter Quell but...what was it President Snow read from the card?
    Chapter 27 (4% in)
  • There was a plan to break us out of the arena from the moment the Quell was announced.
    Chapter 27 (46% in)

There are no more uses of "quell" in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire).

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