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  • v  suppress or crush completely
  • v  overcome or allay
  • s  subdued or overcome
    the quelled rebellion

  • Opened China's door, devalued dollar, quelled antiwar protest.
  • In other experiments DBS has quelled 75% of the tics in patients with Tourette's syndrome, findings that have prompted the establishment of larger studies that will begin next year.
  • She also interviews McCain, who chastises Obama for delivering "a false depiction" by saying that violence may have quelled in Iraq without the surge, says it's a "great disservice .
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  • Suspect who was acquitted in Father's Day Massacre dies
    The man tried and acquitted in Denver's infamous "Father's Day Massacre" case has died after living a shunned existence for 21 years and recently suffering from dementia. But James King's passing has not quelled speculation about whether he got away with killing four bank guards on June 16, 1991.
    June 11, 2013 - Denver Post
  • Wall Street opens higher after payrolls
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street was opened higher on Friday after a jobs report suggested the economy still needs the Federal Reserve's support, which quelled fears that the Fed will end its stimulus ...
    June 7, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance
  • Forex - Dollar strengthens on better-than-expected May jobs report
    Investing.com - The dollar firmed against most major currencies on Friday after official data revealed the U.S. economy added more jobs than expected in May, which quelled lingering talk the
    June 7, 2013 - Nasdaq

  • JP Morgan in Washington Post
    JPMorgan analysts said in a report Friday that "this week's stability in the equity market quelled concerns over subprime-mortgage slowing the global economy and cutting energy demand."
  • Wen Jiabao in Sydney Morning Herald
    Mr Wen said the authorities had "exercised massive restraint" and "quickly quelled this incident, and protected the rights of Lhasa residents and of people of all ethnic groups in Tibet".
  • Javad Zarif in Pravda
    By promoting such a policy, the United States is fanning the flames of sectarianism just when they most need to be quelled,said Zarif, arguing that Washington ignored the advice of regional players, including Iran, that war with Iraq would...

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