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quell
used in Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay)

21 uses
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Definition
suppress or stop completely
  • Before the Quell, I brought it here from the old house, thinking its presence might be of comfort to my mother and sister when I was dead.
    Chapter 1 (88% in)
  • As soon as the Quarter Quell was over—as soon as I had been lifted from the arena—the electricity in District 12 was cut, the televisions went black, and the Seam became so silent, people could hear one another's heartbeats.
    Chapter 1 (32% in)
  • "The night before the Quarter Quell...well, who ever thought we'd see you again?"
    Chapter 2 (36% in)
  • The victors locked hand in hand the night before the Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 2 (94% in)
  • Well, after the Quarter Quell announcement.
    Chapter 3 (78% in)
  • "During the Quarter Quell, Octavia and Flavius had to quit because they couldn't stop crying over me going back in.
    Chapter 4 (70% in)
  • In preparation for the Quell, I saw a tape where Beetee, who was still a boy, connected two wires that electrocuted a pack of kids who were hunting him.
    Chapter 5 (56% in)
  • I can't help laughing because it's funny, and it's extra funny because it makes Boggs look so uncomfortable, and I'm happy because Finnick actually sounds like the guy I met at the Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 6 (58% in)
  • Since I hadn't warned you before the Quarter Quell, I should've shut up about how Snow operates.
    Chapter 11 (28% in)
  • The sixteen-year-old boy who won the second Quarter Quell must have had people he loved—family, friends, a sweetheart maybe—that he fought to get back to.
    Chapter 12 (4% in)
  • Effie sent us her tape, among others, to prepare for the Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 14 (80% in)
  • How can I mind when she was almost tortured to death by Snow after the Quarter Quell?
    Chapter 16 (12% in)
  • His earlier incarnations—the decadent Capitol heartthrob I met before the Quell, the enigmatic ally in the arena, the broken young man who tried to help me hold it together—these have been replaced by someone who radiates life.
    Chapter 17 (57% in)
  • At least, I seem to remember her swimming around some in the Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 18 (48% in)
  • Even before the Quarter Quell, people were starting to stock up on scarce supplies.
    Chapter 21 (18% in)
  • My mind wanders to the wolflike creatures in the first arena, the monkeys in the Quarter Quell, the monstrosities I've witnessed on television over the years, and I wonder what form these mutts will take.
    Chapter 22 (20% in)
  • The way she kissed you in the Quarter Quell...well, she never kissed me like that.
    Chapter 23 (95% in)
  • It's like I'm back in the Quarter Quell, with Beetee giving Johanna and me that coil of wire.
    Chapter 24 (44% in)
  • She stands and kisses me on the cheek as if nothing has occurred since our last meeting, the night before the Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 26 (46% in)
  • And all the stylists from the Quarter Quell are dead," says Venia.
    Chapter 26 (50% in)
  • The one where I lived during those last precious days before my first Hunger Games and the Quarter Quell.
    Chapter 27 (10% in)

There are no more uses of "quell" in Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay).

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