The definition of appease is to pacify or quiet someone by giving them what they want.
To keep up in a race or contest:
To satisfy; slake
To subdue forcibly:
To make less intense or prominent; reduce or tone down:
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To silence is to cause someone to stop speaking, or to cause noise to stop.
To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To cause someone to become quiet.
To quash is to suppress or put an end to something.
To calm or soothe (a feeling, such as anger).
To overcome emotionally
To get the better of by superior power; make helpless; subdue
To cause a fire or light to stop burning or shining; put out.
(Physics) To reduce the molecular or kinetic energy of (an object).
To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To calm means to soothe and pacify someone to make him free of stress, or to become free of stress yourself.
The definition of assuage is to fulfill the needs of.
So as to squash
Succeed is defined as to accomplish a goal or to come next.
To gain (a prize) by succeeding in competition or contest.
To interfere with; interrupt:
To excite or disturb the feelings of
Find another word for quells. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for quells, like: appeases, stays, quenches, squelches, suppresses, subdues, stops, soothes, silences, represses and reduces.