quelch

v.

1650s, shortening of squelch, perhaps influenced by quench. Related: Quelched; quelching.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper


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Contemporary Examples of quelch

  • “The Trump brand is complicated because it conflates a personal brand with a corporate brand,” Quelch told me.

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    Donald in 2012: 'I'm Serious'

    Lloyd Grove

    October 7, 2010

  • “The satisfaction ratings of brands go up and down in the commercial marketplace, just as they do in politics,” Quelch says.

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    Obama's Tarnished Brand

    Lloyd Grove

    June 22, 2010

  • Still, Quelch says Obama should be doing more to strengthen his brand amid a sea of troubles.

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    Obama's Tarnished Brand

    Lloyd Grove

    June 22, 2010

  • “There are simply some crises that produce some images that no amount of presidential eloquence can compete with,” Quelch says.

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    Obama's Tarnished Brand

    Lloyd Grove

    June 22, 2010

Historical Examples of quelch