Synonyms for squelch

Grammar : Verb
Spell : skwelch
Phonetic Transcription : skwɛltʃ

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Définition of squelch

Origin :
  • 1620s, "to fall, drop, or stomp on something (soft) with crushing force," possibly imitative of sound made. The figurative sense of "suppress completely" is first recorded 1864.
  • verb suppress, restrain
Example sentences :
  • He must have nerve to tackle her after he saw her squelch you.
  • Extract from : « Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight » by Mathew Joseph Holt
  • You get rid of Thomas and squelch that law case, and I'll keep mum.
  • Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Her mind was made up to squelch him at the first opportunity.
  • Extract from : « The Wall Street Girl » by Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • Before I got wind of them, they had gone so far it was almost impossible to squelch them.
  • Extract from : « A Book of Burlesques » by H. L. Mencken
  • I'd just love to let it all squelch on, and I adore the smell!
  • Extract from : « A harum-scarum schoolgirl » by Angela Brazil
  • But that squelch of fat citizens should be told—to the devil with them!
  • Extract from : « Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete » by George Meredith
  • Do not hesitate to squelch them, even with derision and insult.
  • Extract from : « The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 3, 1876-1885 » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • I am told that the Senate is likely to squelch the Costigan bill.
  • Extract from : « Letters and Literary Memorials of Samuel J. Tilden, v. 1 » by Samuel J. Tilden
  • If there were only some ways to "squelch" the fakers and arouse the dreamers!
  • Extract from : « The Colored Girl Beautiful » by E. Azalia Hackley
  • All dat hangin' seemed to squelch a heap o' lousy goin's-on.
  • Extract from : « Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves » by Work Projects Administration

Antonyms for squelch

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