Synonyms for Quelling:
suppression, stifling, crushing.
Allaying, cooling, soothing, Stilling, placating, Quieting, composing, sedating, calming, consoling, tranquilizing, Assuaging, lulling, appeasing, pacifying.
Triumphing, trumping, winning, outplaying, Vanquishing, Checkmating, Routing, beating, Capturing, Overturning, foiling, Overthrowing, Subduing, overpowering, trouncing, Subjecting, Outdoing, Overcoming, Predominating, whipping, Surmounting, crushing, Defeating, conquering, mastering, humbling.
moderating, ebbing, easing, Relieving, Mollifying, stabilizing, softening, conciliating, reconciling, Smoothing, defusing, Hushing.
Usage examples for quelling
Furthermore it did practically nothing toward quelling the conspiracy. – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun
There was once, also, a body of policemen; but, strange to say, they were chosen from among the most turbulent of the settlers, and were never expected to be on duty except when a riot took place: the policemen themselves generally being the ringleaders on those occasions, it may be supposed they did not materially assist in quelling disturbances. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne