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  • v. Present participle of squelch.

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Examples

  • They were so effective in squelching the RP message that in New Hampshire, McCain was viewed as the antiwar candidate.

    Libertarians and the Old Right « Antiwar.com Blog

  • After a generation of determined effort the conservative movement has succeeded in squelching that mission.

    09/05/2005

  • The squelching was the "most obvious incident" where the center's stated values conflicted with reality, said Adam Webb, a professor of international politics at Hopkins-Nanjing and a contributor to the journal.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Where were the technology experts who could have dissected the idea of squelching Twitter?

    The Guardian World News

  • And if Monegan was trying to improve a program to fight sexual assault in Alaska, which apparently has a terrible rate of rape and assaults, I don't see this as a "squelching" for Palin.

    Troopergate...

  • The State Department has been emphasizing that there is no plan in the works, unlike earlier reports, to grant amnesty or permanent resident status to undocumented workers, kind of squelching what had been a highly discussed about this time last week.

    CNN Transcript Aug 9, 2001

  • There was a final rasp of the file, a little snapping noise, a sudden splash as the chain fell into two halves and disappeared below the surface, and the _Janequeo_ dropped back in the water with a loud "squelching" noise.

    Under the Chilian Flag A Tale of War between Chili and Peru

  • If she's so 'dumb' as people what to put forth, then why does the Dem's waste time and money on squelching her comments?

    OFA fundraising off Palin book tour

  • Is all this coming out now (mammograms, 9/11 civilian trial, EPA squelching internal cap and trade dissent) because Obama's is Asia?

    Wasserman Schultz: Health panel findings 'disturbing'

  • According to Dr. Narda Robinson, writing for Veterinary Practice News, a study published in 2011 concludes: "Expanding experimental evidence indicates that music modulates both cardiac and neurologic function, squelching stress through both biochemical and neuromodulatory means."

    Dr. Karen Becker: Stress Busters for Kitties

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