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[kwˈɛl], [kwˈɛl], [k_w_ˈɛ_l]

Synonyms for Quell:

calm (verb)

allay, appease, assuage, calm, compose, console, cool, lull, pacify, placate, quiet, sedate, soothe, still, tranquilize.

defeat (verb)

beat, capture, checkmate, conquer, crush, defeat, foil, humble, master, outdo, outplay, overcome, overpower, overthrow, overturn, predominate, rout, subdue, subject, surmount, triumph, trounce, trump, vanquish, whip, win.

pacify (verb)

conciliate, defuse, ease, ebb, hush, moderate, mollify, reconcile, relieve, smooth, soften, stabilize.

Other synonyms and related words:

abate, abatement, abide, abolish, abstemious, alight, alleviate, alleviation, alleviatory, aloof, amity, annihilate, apathetic, appeasement, arrest, arrive stick, asphyxiate, atomize, baffle, balance, batter to pieces, be located, be present, beat down, becalm, bend, best, bide, bottle up, break, break down, bridle, bring down, bring low, bring peace to, bring to terms, butcher, calm down, carnage, censor, check, chilly, choke, choke off, circumvent, clamp down on, cold, confound, conquest, constrain, contain, continue, control, cork, cork up, crack down on, crackdown, cradle, crash, crumple up, crush to atoms, crush to pieces, curb, cut to pieces, damp, damp down, dampen, deaden, decrease, delay, depose, destroy, detain, deter, devastate, diminish, disallow, discard, discourage, dominate, drown, dulcify, dull, dumb, dump, dwell, earnest, easement, eliminate, elude, end, engulf, enslave, enthral, equality, equivalence, eradicate, erase, even, even out, examine into, excuse, expunge, extenuating, extenuation, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, fell, fine, flatten, friendship, frustrate, gag, gentle, get rid of, gruntle, halt, hamper, hinder, hold back, hold down, hold in, homicide, humiliate, hush up, identity, ingulf, inhibit, inhibition, jump on, keep back, keep down, keep in control, keep under, knock down over, knock to atoms, laniate, last out, lay, lay in ashes, lay in ruins, lenify, lessen, limit, linger, lukewarm, lull to sleep, make submissive, make subservient, mash, massacre, mitigate, mitigation, modest, mollification, muffle, mute, muzzle, nip, nonplus, nonsuit, oppress, oppression, outride, overmaster, override, overtax, overwhelm, pacification, palliate, palliation, parity, peaceful, persevere, persist, peter, pick to pieces, placid, pour balm into, pour water on, praise in public, press near, prevail, propitiate, prostrate, pull to pieces, put, put out, put the lid on, quash, quench, quieten, raze, rebate, reduce, remain, remain behind, remove, replace, repress, repression, reside, rest, restrain, ride down, ride out, rock, rock to sleep, ruin, run hard, sane, satisfy, scale, scuttle, serene, settle, settle hash, shake to pieces, shatter, shed, shipwreck, shiver, shush, shut down, shut down on, silence, silent, sink, sit down on, sit on, slacken, slake, slap down, slaughter, slop, slosh, slow, smash, smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, smother, snuff, snuff out, sober, somber, splash, splosh, squash, squeeze, squelch, squish, stabilise, stagger, staid, stalemate, stamp, stamp out, stanch, stare down, staunch, stay, stay behind, stay on, stay put, steady, stem, stick, stick around, stick fast, stifle, stop, strangle, strike out, stultify, subjugate, subjugation, submerge, subside, suffocate, suppress, suppression, surpass others, swag, swamp, sweep away, tame, tear to pieces, tear to rags, tear to tatters, terminate, thrash, throttle, throw over, topple, trample down, trample out, trample underfoot, tranquil, tranquillise, tranquillize, tread, tread underfoot, trip up, triumph over, turn off, tyrannize, unman, upset, vaporize, waste, weigh down, wipe out, worst, wreck.

Rhymes for Quell:

  1. spell, el, gel, shell, knell, smell, ell, bel, cell, dell, jell, well, l, sell, swell, belle, fell, yell, bell, tell, dwell;
  2. gazelle, purcell, cabell, excel, compel, cartel, cornell, motel, rozelle, pastel, dispel, mantell, marvell, moselle, impel, expel, retell, cavell, repel, noel, foretell, befell, ravel, nobel, hotel, rebel, propel, farewell;
  3. raphael, personnel, clientele;
  4. materiel, mademoiselle, aix-la-chapelle;

Quotes for Quell:

  1. We were ordered out to quell an uprising of the Indians, and were out for several days, had numerous skirmishes during which six of the soldiers were killed and several severely wounded. Calamity Jane.
  2. Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor. Karl Marx.
  3. I now bid farewell to the country of my birth- of my passions- of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies- whose factions I sought to quell whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim- whose freedom has been my fatal dream. Thomas Francis Meagher.