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quell
used in The God of Small Things

2 uses
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Definition
suppress or stop completely
  • A transparent plastic tube led from under the worn cotton sheet that covered Kuttappen to a bottle of yellow liquid that caught the shaft of light that came in through the door, and quelled a question that had been rising inside Rahel.
    Chapter 10 (78% in)
  • He still had about him the aura of rage that even murder cannot quell.
    Chapter 12 (85% in)

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