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Squelch  v. i.  To make a sound like that made by the feet of one walking in mud or slush; to make a kind of swashing sound; to squish; also, to move with such a sound. "He turned and strode to the fire, his boots squelching as he walked." "A crazy old collier squelching along under squared yards."

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"Squelch" Quotes from Famous Books

... absurdly simple: No discipline, no hot-cakes. And there were always a sufficient number of good fellows around to squelch anybody who tried to interfere with my efficiency. By the way, I observed how hungrily you were looking out the window this morning. Quite a ...
— The Pride of Palomar • Peter B. Kyne

... tendency this spring to carp at your desertion of Roaring Lake. Things aren't going any too good with us, one way and another, and of course he, not knowing the real reason of your absence, couldn't understand why you stay away. I had to squelch him, and Linda abetted me successfully. However, that's beside the point. I hope I haven't irritated you. I'm such a dumb sort of brute generally. I don't know what imp of prolixity got into my pen. I've got it all off my chest now, or ...
— Big Timber - A Story of the Northwest • Bertrand W. Sinclair

Words linked to "Squelch" :   squelcher, press, circuit, conquer, splash, electrical circuit, trudge, pad, mash, stamp down, squash, tramp, wring, derision, squeeze, slog, stamp, colloquialism, footslog, sound, steamroller, go, telescope, put-down, squelch circuit, takedown, crush, subdue, quench, squish, slop, slosh, plod, splosh, curb, tread

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