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squelch

verb

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1 to put a stop to (something) by the use of force
  • immediately squelched any signs of rebellion

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2 to stop the noise or speech of
  • his irritated glare squelched any other potential objectors

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squelch

noun

Synonyms of squelch (Entry 2 of 2)

as in riposte, put-down

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The first known use of squelch was in 1624

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“Squelch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squelch. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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