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  • v. Present participle of quell.

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  • n. forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority

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  • "She subsided after he fixed her with his quelling gaze, and I wondered if he hadn't given her a dose of glamour."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011