Part of speech: verb

To die.

Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To subdue, as by force; put down; calm.

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Usage examples "quell":

  1. This riot was occasioned by the severe measures taken by General Traubenberg, in order to quell the insubordination of the army. - "The Daughter of the Commandant", Alexksandr Sergeevich Pushkin.
  2. Foreign countries can't quell it down, nor rumatiz, nor nothin'. - "Samantha at the World's Fair", Marietta Holley.
  3. If she would but quell him by one look; leap on board, seize the helm, and assume without a word the command of his men and him; steer them back to Bourne, and sit down beside him with a kiss, as if nothing had happened. - "Hereward, The Last of the English", Charles Kingsley.