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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quell  \Quell\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Quelled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Quelling}.]  [See  {Quail}  to  cower.] 
  1.  To  die.  [Obs.] 
  Yet  he  did  quake  and  quaver,  like  to  quell. 
  2.  To  be  subdued  or  abated;  to  yield;  to  abate.  [R.] 
  Winter's  wrath  begins  to  quell.  --Spenser. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  subdued  or  overcome;  "the  quelled  rebellion";  "an  uprising 
  quenched  almost  before  it  started";  "a  squelched  rumor" 
  [syn:  {quenched},  {squelched}] 

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