un·​quelled | \ "+\

Definition of unquelled

: not quelled unquelled pockets of resistance left behind the advance

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First Known Use of unquelled

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unquelled

un- entry 1 + quelled, past participle of quell

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