Sentences with «quell»

« However, this concept did not quell the controversy at all, because it created a distinct position with which people could disagree - rival groups of Christians came to refer to their enemies as "heretics", from the word "heresy", which simply means "choice". »
« Ferdinand was able to force Spain back to the old order, but proved unable to quell independence movements in Spain's American colonies. »
« The key moment, as had been the case in revolutions since 1789, was when the army refused to quell the uprisings and joined them. The Duma (Russian representative assembly) demanded that the Tsar step aside and hand over control of the army. »

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