calming (part of speech: verb)
pacifying (part of speech: verb)
defeating (part of speech: verb)
defeating, winning, beating, conquering, trumping, overcoming, overturning, humbling, surmounting, outdoing, triumphing, crushing, overpowering, foiling, capturing, predominating, overthrowing, subduing, subjecting, trouncing, routing, mastering, vanquishing, checkmating, outplaying, whipping
- They are brought in under the pretence of quelling a riot; under the pretence of their being necessary to preserve the peace, and where is the place where this pretence may not be hatched? - "Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3", Henry Hunt.
- Like all the rest, I, too, grew ill; My aching heart there was no quelling. - "Masterpieces Of American Wit And Humor", Thomas L. Masson (Editor).
- It seems that after quelling the revolt at King's Cross wholesale arrests were made in Islington. - "The Invasion", William Le Queux.