Quell in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Quell

(transitive) To subdue, to put down; to silence or force (someone) to submit. [from 10th c.] | (transitive) To suppress, to put an end to (something); to extinguish. [from 14th c.] | (obsolete, transitive) To kill. [9th-19th c.]

Short Example Sentence for Quell

  • 1. I must quell these tumults. 🔊
  • 2. I compresses my heart to quell its yearning. 🔊
  • 3. He felt compelled to go himself and quell it. 🔊
  • 4. But he failed ignominiously to quell the revolt. 🔊
  • 5. Soldiers were needed to quell the resulting riot. 🔊
  • 6. He cannot forever quell the aspirations of the spirit. 🔊
  • 7. She tried to quell her tremors by simulating indignation. 🔊
  • 8. Do they need so much force to quell the crowd? 🔊
  • 9. I will quell my rebellious heart even if it must break. 🔊
  • 10. Unable to quell the desire, she threw wide the window. 🔊
  • 11. Great Oak alone could quell the tumult. 🔊
  • 12. To quell the rising clamor; Order! 🔊
  • 13. They repress themselves so much that they quell all their best impulses. 🔊
  • 14. Theodore tries to quell the big monopolies and look out for the people. 🔊
  • 15. Danger did not quell her, but her doubting heart tormented her. 🔊
  • 16. He must quell them with his eye, and draw ways and means out of his silk hat. 🔊
  • 17. Lloyd tried to quell Brook's fears. 🔊
  • 18. Sir James Brooke helped the Sultan of Borneo to quell a native uprising. 🔊
  • 19. Der ruhlos rege Quell sein hartes Bette Um eines Fingers Breite. 🔊

How to use Quell in a Sentence?

  • 1. One proved to be a sergeant who was trying to quell the noise and get his men into quarters. 🔊
  • 2. But sometimes a single bold man can quell much more numerous opposition than even this. 🔊
  • 3. By threats and warnings the untutored English officers thought to quell the disturbance. 🔊
  • 4. Perhaps Brant tried to quell the disorder, but, if he did, his efforts were in vain. 🔊
  • 5. She despatched Gonzaga to quell the men, a course that Fortemani treated to a covert sneer. 🔊
  • 6. But all his virtues did not suffice to quell the malice and disappointed ambition of his imperial sister. 🔊
  • 7. Should a disturbance of a serious nature break out in your town, whose immediate duty would it be to quell it? 🔊
  • 8. The country will be agitated, and the farmers and townsfolk suffer great misery, if we cannot quell the tumult. 🔊
  • 9. He recapitulated the arguments which yesterday he had made use of to quell the mutinous spirit of Cappoccio. 🔊
  • 10. Full of life and animation, nothing could quell her spirits, and in most cases she had only to appear to dispel the gloom. 🔊
  • 11. Finally the young soldier sat on one of the centre barrels and tried to quell their antics, without much success. 🔊
  • 12. Stimulants, the only mode of treatment hitherto attempted, cannot quell the disease; they do but heighten the delirium. 🔊
  • 13. But now such a row, everybody wanted to go to the rescue, and it became a matter of difficulty to quell the military ardour of the army. 🔊
  • 14. Mr. Bromfield spake of raising a number of men to quell them, and was in some heat ready to run into the street. 🔊
  • 15. The girl, gripping one hand in the other as if to quell her rising horror, sat looking before her, and seemed barely to breathe. 🔊
  • 16. And then, added to this, was the sense of entire dependence on a stranger, which, no doubt, helped to quell her spirit. 🔊
  • 17. Bolivar managed to quell the opposition in dictatorial fashion; but his prestige had by this time fallen so low that an attempt was made to assassinate him. 🔊
  • 18. Although they were thankful to escape from the wreck, when they reached the land they found themselves in a scene desolate enough to quell the bravest soul. 🔊
  • 19. So that when Madame von Marwitz sought to quell him she found herself met with a gentle unawareness, even a gentle indifference. 🔊
  • 20. His expression was sufficient to quell any enthusiasm I might have had, and I, too, became despondent. 🔊
  • 21. His reason strove to assert itself, and to quell the tumult of his tortured heart; and again and again he reminded himself that there was no such thing as sorrow of the soul. 🔊