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Definition 1: forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority - [noun denoting act]

Samples where quelling or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the suppression of heresy
  • the quelling of the rebellion
  • the stifling of all dissent

Synonyms for quelling in the sense of this definition

(quelling is a kind of ...) the act of preventing

"there was no bar against leaving" "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"

(... is a kind of quelling ) severely repressive actions

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