Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: squelch

Definition: produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.


Sentences Containing 'squelch'

As of January 2007, Keith continues to refuse to say Maines's name and argues that the doctored photo was intended to express his feeling that Maines's criticism was tyrannical and a dictator-like attempt to squelch Keith's free speech.
The case has 2 analog potentiometers for volume and squelch.
The dead zone can sometimes serve the same purpose as a noise gate or squelch function.

More Vocab Words

::: emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
::: consummate - complete; V.
::: excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
::: growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
::: autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
::: corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
::: topple - become unsteady and fall down
::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
::: engaging - charming; attractive