Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A blow; a bang.
“Issue a joint paper repudiating the use of the term "Climate Deniers" since this is merely a perjorative term, used to quelch scientific inquiry, not foster it.”
“Mere program trouble with Ares would not automatically qualify one for the chopping block, since they are to be expected (after all, DT for Apollo killed 3 astronauts), whereas using political factors to quelch legitimate engineering discussions would, since it can only lead to badness.”
“Aren't two wars enough to quelch your thirst for blood that we must yet again stick our noses into another middle-east crisis?”
“Mr. Robertson states quite clearly that the Haitians many years ago entered into a pact with the devil to rid themselves of Napolean (after he had arranged a deal with Jefferson to quelch the slave uprising in Haiti) and that is why so many catastrophes hit Haiti.”
“Herr Michael/Luckyoldson/Jeremy is here to quelch dissent for President-for-life Obama and the Thousand Year Democrat reich!”
“Just as the Brits did with Churchill when he had a serious set back, they will eventually have to produce his person for public inspection to quelch the rumors.”
“You all saw that this tiny little country, this country that never presented the least threat to American shores, would somehow one day become a danger, so you rode off on your gallant steeds to quelch the evil beast of Bagdad.”
“Thank god for my optimism always finding a way to quelch my depression!”
“But Martinez regrouped and fired three straight strikes to quelch the threat.”
“You'd think that living in it would quelch the desire to continue riding it everynight but it doesn't.”
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