Definition of quell in English:

quell

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Pronunciation: /kwɛl
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

queller

noun
More example sentences
  • This idea is complicated by the presence of a mythical figure like Shoki, the demon queller.

Origin

Old English cwellan 'kill', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch kwellen and German quälen.

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