Part of speech:
The act of extinguishing:
the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning
To lessen (pain, distress, etc.); allay
To quiet; allay
To subdue forcibly:
So as to squash
To quash is to suppress or put an end to something.
To defeat overwhelmingly:
To deprive (a fire) of the oxygen necessary for combustion.
To cause (a sentence) to be true when the sentence is interpreted in one's universe.
(Informal) To put out (a light or fire) quickly
To lessen or reduce:
To deaden, restrain, or depress:
To choke; strangle
To suppress, repress, or stifle:
To repress is to suppress something such as a thought, feeling or emotion.
To repress; stifle.
To calm; soothe.
To retch or choke
To set fire to:
To fail to satisfy; make discontented; displease
To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote.
To achieve or obtain by effort:
To make or become moist.
To swallow liquid:
(Baseball) To serve as a relief pitcher
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