Today’s word of the day is ‘Squelch‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Squelch [ skwelch ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Daba dena
2. Spanish – Aplastar
3. French – Écraser
4. Mandarin – Jìng zào
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. I am told that the Senate is likely to squelch the Costigan bill.
2. Pore Susan got it bad enough, but it wasn’t a dead squelch in her case.
3. A bulky object fell with a heavy squelch in the middle of the street.
4. Yes, the party wants to squelch cultural expressions that threaten its own continuity and survival.
5. But will the intervention help squelch an escalating conflict?
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
crush, extinguish, muffle, oppress, repress, smother, squash, stifle, thwart, censure, kill, quench, settle, shush, strangle, quelch, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
aid, encourage, help, light, uncompress, start, allow, release, etc
Nothing can squelch your fire except turning your back on the thing that fuels it.
Richelle E. Goodrich
This is one of the clearest examples in recent journalism history of how wealth and privilege uses "objectivity" to squelch truth. And it's just screamingly unethical of the donor and everyone who enabled his meddling. https://t.co/LasGYUXtv4 By @john_drescher in @TheAssemblyNC
— Laura Helmuth (@laurahelmuth) May 31, 2021