New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: quill · bell · bull · cell · cull · dell · dull · dwell · ell · fell
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quell

1 verb suppress TRANSITIVEmaolaigh verb  c m ucloígh verb  c m uthis is the only way to quell your fear seo an t-aon bhealach amháin le d'eagla a mhaolú, seo an t-aon dóigh le d'eagla a chloíshe tried to quell the rumours that she was leaving rinne sí iarracht deireadh a chur leis na ráflaí go raibh sí ag imeacht 2 verb cause sth to end TRANSITIVEcuir faoi choisstop a chur lethe government sent in soldiers to quell the rising chuir an rialtas saighdiúirí isteach leis an éirí amach a chur faoi chois 3 verb quieten, bring under control TRANSITIVEcuir faoi choiscuir faoi smachtI gave him a look that quelled him for the rest of the journey thug mé amharc air a chuir faoi smacht é an chuid eile den turas