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How to Pronounce quell?

Correct pronunciation for the word "quell" is [kwˈɛl], [kwˈɛl], [k_w_ˈɛ_l].

What are the misspellings for quell?

"Quell" in context

Quell is a term used to describe an action or event that has a calming effect. It is most commonly used in a figurative sense, meaning to quell an emotional disturbance, tension or conflict. In essence, quelling is to bring an end to something that causes unrest or worry. For example, a leader might take steps to quell civil unrest within a country.

In a literal sense, quelling can also refer to containing physical issues. For instance, a fire chief might take steps to quell a raging fire with a hose, or firefighters might use sand bags to quell flooding.

What are similar-sounding words for quell?

Usage over time for quell:

This graph shows how "quell" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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