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quench, quell, squelch
v. suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
quench
v. cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid; "quench steel"
blow out, snuff out, quench, extinguish
v. put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"
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assuage, palliate, alleviate, relieve
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
do away with, get rid of, eliminate, extinguish
v. terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
replete, fill, sate, satiate
v. fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"
blunt, dull
v. make dull or blunt; "Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"
repress, muffle, strangle, stifle, smother
v. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
cool it, settle down, simmer down, chill out, cool off, calm down, calm
v. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."
mortify
v. practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
run off, drive off, drive away, turn back, drive out, chase away, dispel
v. force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
spread out, scatter, dissipate, disperse
v. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
pipe down, quiet down, quiesce, quieten, quiet, hush
v. become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
give the gate, give the bounce, give the axe
v. terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"
send packing, send away, dismiss, drop
v. stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
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put
v. adapt; "put these words to music"
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resuscitate, revive, come to
v. return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
give, feed
v. give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
eat, feed
v. take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"
fire up, light up, light
v. begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
set afire, set on fire, set aflame, set ablaze
v. set fire to; cause to start burning; "Lightening set fire to the forest"
conflagrate, inflame, enkindle, kindle
v. cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"
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