Sentence Examples

  • She quelled her sense of panic, instead moving as far from them as possible to the kitchen and hoping they didn't notice her.
  • This time, the few drops quelled the hunger and her distress.
  • She wanted to tell him to leave, but whatever bond existed between them, it filled her with warmth and energy that quelled the meltdown she was about to have.
  • A rebellion against the British rule, instigated and assisted by the French, occurred in 1795, but was quelled by Sir Ralph Abercromby in the following year.
  • When in 1859 a second war between Piedmont and Austria became imminent, the revolutionary agitation, never completely quelled, broke out once more.

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