how to pronounce quell

kwɛl

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“… overpopulation quell starvation in …”

meanings of quell

verb:

  1. To suppress, to put an end to (something); to extinguish.
  2. To die.
  3. To be subdued or abated; to diminish.
  4. To subdue, to put down; to silence or force (someone) to submit.
  5. To kill.

noun:

  1. A source, especially a spring.
  2. A subduing.
  3. An emotion or sensation which rises suddenly.

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