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Definition of "quells" []

  • To suppress or beat down (rebellion, disorder, etc); subdue (verb)
  • To overcome or allay (verb)
  • Plural form of quell. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of quell. (verb)

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Use "quells" in a sentence
  • "Fortunately, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich quells any fears of a goat uprising by assuring "that there is absolutely no reason to be afraid of goats.""
  • "Once again he quells their tumult, smiting till they crouch in fear."
  • "I asked, desperate for the little purple pill that quells acid reflux."
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