quelled(redirected from quelledly)
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tr.v. quelled, quell·ing, quells
1. To put down forcibly; suppress: Police quelled the riot.
2. To pacify; quiet: finally quelled the children's fears.
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|Adj.||1.||quelled - subdued or overcome; "the quelled rebellion"; "an uprising quenched almost before it started"; "a squelched rumor"|
suppressed - kept from public knowledge by various means;
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