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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 squelch /ˈskwɛlʧ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.    --P. L. Ford.
    A crazy old collier squelching along under squared yards.    --W. C. Russell.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squelch v. t. [imp. & p. p. Squelched p. pr. & vb. n. Squelching.]  To quell; to crush; to silence or put down. [Colloq.]
    Oh 't was your luck and mine to be squelched.   --Beau. & Fl.
    If you deceive us you will be squelched.   --Carlyle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squelch, n.
 1. A heavy fall, as of something flat.
 2. Hence: A crushing reply; as, the perfect squelch for a conceited remark. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a crushing remark [syn: put-down, squelcher, takedown]
      2: an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal
         becomes weaker than the noise [syn: squelch circuit, squelcher]
      v 1: suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent";
           "quench a rebellion" [syn: quell, quench]
      2: make a sucking sound
      3: walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet
         meadow" [syn: squish, splash, splosh, slosh, slop]
      4: to compress with violence, out of natural shape or
         condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
         [syn: squash, crush, mash, squeeze]