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To oppress harshly
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  1. To oppress harshly
  2. To be or become crushed:
  3. To put down with force; subdue:
To keep down by the cruel or unjust use of power or authority; rule harshly; tyrannize over
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  1. To keep down by the cruel or unjust use of power or authority; rule harshly; tyrannize over
  2. To overpower; subdue
  3. (Obs.) To crush; trample down
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
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  1. To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
  2. To hinder, obstruct, frustrate, or defeat (a person, plans, etc.)
  3. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
To subdue or suppress by or as by force; overwhelm
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  1. To subdue or suppress by or as by force; overwhelm
  2. To put down with force; subdue:
  3. To be or become crushed:
To put in the shade; eclipse; obscure
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  1. To put in the shade; eclipse; obscure
  2. (Psychology) To bring about the extinction of (a conditioned response).
  3. To cause (a fire or light) to stop burning or shining; put out.
To put down or suppress forcibly and completely:
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  1. To put down or suppress forcibly and completely:
  2. To suppress, as in quashing an uprising or revolt.
  3. To quell or suppress (an uprising)
To crush; subdue; put an end to
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  1. To crush; subdue; put an end to
  2. To pacify; quiet:
  3. To put down forcibly; suppress:
To cool (hot steel, etc.) suddenly by plunging into water, oil, or the like
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  1. To cool (hot steel, etc.) suddenly by plunging into water, oil, or the like
  2. To put out (a fire, for example); extinguish.
  3. To overcome; subdue; suppress
To move with a splashing or sucking sound, as when walking through boggy ground.
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  1. To move with a splashing or sucking sound, as when walking through boggy ground.
  2. To silence or fluster, as with crushing words:
  3. So as to squash
To put down by force; subdue; quell; crush
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  1. To put down by force; subdue; quell; crush
  2. To inhibit the expression of (a gene):
  3. To restrain the growth, activity, or release of:
To avoid; disregard:
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  1. To avoid; disregard:
  2. To get rid of quietly; evade or suppress, as a parliamentary bill, discussion, etc.
  3. (Obs.) To murder by suffocating so as to leave the body unmarked and fit to be sold for dissection
To become strained with emotion
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  1. To become strained with emotion
  2. To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling.
  3. (Informal) To be unable to perform efficiently, as in a sporting event, because of tension, strong emotion, etc.
To prevent or limit speech in (a legislative body)
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  1. To prevent or limit speech in (a legislative body)
  2. To experience a regurgitative spasm in the throat, as from revulsion to a food or smell or in reflexive response to an introduced object.
  3. (Mech.) To choke or stop up (a valve, etc.)
(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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  1. (Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
  2. (Idiomatic) to contain; stop
(Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
  2. (Idiomatic) To restrain; to check.
To be or become silent or still.
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  1. To be or become silent or still.
  2. To stop making noise; be or become quiet or silent
  3. To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
To deaden (a sound), as by wrapping
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  1. To deaden (a sound), as by wrapping
  2. To wrap or cover in order to deaden or prevent sound
  3. To repress; stifle.
To cool (hot steel, etc.) suddenly by plunging into water, oil, or the like
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  1. To cool (hot steel, etc.) suddenly by plunging into water, oil, or the like
  2. To put out (a fire, for example); extinguish.
  3. To overcome; subdue; suppress
To control so strictly or severely as to prevent the natural development or expression of
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  1. To control so strictly or severely as to prevent the natural development or expression of
  2. To put down or subdue by force:
  3. To hold back or prevent by an act of volition:
To lavish a surfeit of a given emotion on (someone):
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  1. To lavish a surfeit of a given emotion on (someone):
  2. To hide or suppress by or as by covering; stifle
  3. To conceal, suppress, or hide:
To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
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  1. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
  2. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
  3. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
To kill by squeezing the throat so as to choke or suffocate; throttle.
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  1. To kill by squeezing the throat so as to choke or suffocate; throttle.
  2. To kill by squeezing the throat as with the hands, a noose, etc., so as to shut off the breath; throttle; choke
  3. To suppress, repress, or stifle:
To put down by force; subdue; quell; crush
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  1. To put down by force; subdue; quell; crush
  2. To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system or a gene.
  3. To restrain the growth, activity, or release of:
To lessen the speed of (an engine, vehicle, etc.) by this or similar means; slow (down)
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  1. To lessen the speed of (an engine, vehicle, etc.) by this or similar means; slow (down)
  2. To suppress:
  3. To stop the utterance or action of; censor or suppress
Find another word for squelch. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for squelch, like: crush, oppress, thwart, censure, suppress, choke off, crush, extinguish, put down, quash and quell.