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squelch /skweltʃ/
  • danh từ
    • (thông tục) sự giẫm bẹp, sự giẫm nát
    • sự chấm dứt
    • tiếng lép nhép, tiếng ì ọp (như khi rút chân ở dưới bùn lên); tiếng rơi bẹt (xuống vật mềm)
    • đống (bùn, phân...) bị giẫm nát
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) câu trả lời điếng người, câu đối đáp điếng người, câu bẻ lại làm cứng họng
    • ngoại động từ
      • giẫm bẹp, đè bẹp (một phong trào)
      • chấm dứt, làm hết
        • to squelch a thirst: làm cho hết khát
      • làm im, làm cứng họng, làm câm họng
      • nội động từ
        • lõm bõm, lép nhép, ì ọp
          • to squelch through the mud: lội lõm bõm trong bùn
      Concise Dictionary
      squelches|squelched|squelchingskweltʃ
      noun
      +a crushing remark
      +an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
      verb
      +suppress or crush completely
      +make a sucking sound
      +walk through mud or mire
      +to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      v.
      1 suppress, subdue, put down, quell, quash, defeat, overcome, outdo, humiliate, Colloq shoot or slap down, take down a peg (or two), take the wind out of (someone's) sails, settle (someone's) hash:
      The slightest sign of disapproval from No‰l was enough to squelch the most arrogant toady.
      n.
      2 riposte, retort, comeback, quip, sally, gibe or jibe, barb, Colloq wisecrack, put-down:
      One of the best squelches was when Oscar Wilde said, referring to a bon mot, 'I wish I'd said that', to which Whistler said, 'You will, Oscar. You will.'
      Advanced English Dictionary
      + verb
      1 [V] [often +adv./prep.] to make a wet sucking sound: The mud squelched as I walked through it. + Her wet shoes squelched at every step. + We squelched across the muddy field.
      2 [VN] (AmE) to stop sth from growing, increasing or developing
      Synonym: SQUASH
      to squelch a rumour / strike / fire
      squelch noun [usually sing.]: He pulled his foot out of the mud with a squelch.
      squelchy adjective: squelchy ground / tomatoes


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