1. quelled

adjective. ['ˈkwɛld'] subdued or overcome.


  • quenched
  • squelched


  • uninhibited
  • unsilenced
  • unmitigated

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Words that Rhyme with Quelled

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  • excelled
  • swelled
  • spelled
  • smelled
  • fjeld
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Example sentences of the word quelled

1. Verb, past tense
The Massachusetts militia quelled the uprising before it became a threat to state stability.

2. Verb, past participle
Dry coughs won't produce any mucus and typically can be quelled by a cough suppressant medication.

Quotes containing the word quelled

1. The desire to live life to its fullest, to acquire more knowledge, to abandon the economic treadmill, are all typical reactions to these experiences in altered states of consciousness. The previous fear of death is typically quelled. If the individual generally remains thereafter in the existential state of awareness, the deep internal feeling of eternity is quite profound and unshakable.
- Edgar D. Mitchell, The Way of the Explorer: An Apollo Astronaut's Journey Through the Material and Mystical Worlds