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quash1

quash1

 
pronunciation:
kwash
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: quashed, quashes, quashing
definition: to subdue or suppress forcefully and decisively.
The police quashed the demonstration.Troops were sent to quash the rebellion.
synonyms:
crush, extinguish, put down, quell, squash, stifle, subdue, suppress
antonyms:
stir
similar words:
break, choke, demolish, nip, overwhelm, quench, repress, rout, ruin, smash, squelch, stamp out, stop