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quelling

verb
present participle of quell

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2 to stop the noise or speech of
  • the principal held up her hand to quell the students so they could hear the urgent announcement

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“Quelling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quelling. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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