verb (used with object)
Words nearby quell
Origin of quell
SYNONYMS FOR quell
OTHER WORDS FROM quellquell·a·ble, adjectivequell·er, nounun·quell·a·ble, adjectiveun·quelled, adjective
Examples from the Web for quell
This is where Schwarz comes in: to quell concerns, advise about procedures, and follow up with loved ones.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My question is simply this: where are the Reverends Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson in seeking to quell potential violence?
Question: Does anyone believe this coalition will use a 48-hour window to quell violence?
Afterwards, a slew of major NBA reporters did their best to quell the giddy, growing mob.LeBron James Returns to Cleveland: How 'The Decision 2.0' Happened|Robert Silverman|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
People who knew Jack in real life did little to quell the rumors.Death of Hero Hacker Barnaby Jack Ruled a Drug Overdose|Brandy Zadrozny|January 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has sent officials to Macao to quell disturbances there, and order has been given that all Castilians there shall be sent away.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, V7, 1588-1591|Emma Helen Blair
Iatrochemistry provided a substitution in the form of medicinals to quell the flow of blood for therapeutic purposes.
Her voice once drowned by the shout of ruffian defiance, and I shall be full of impulses to resist and quell.Shirley|Charlotte Bront
There was one way in which he could quell that clamor and turn it into a tumult of applause, but that way should not be taken.The Shadow of a Crime|Hall Caine
Our scout, Al Met, has brought word that much of their force has been called away to quell the Wahs.Chatterbox, 1905.|Various