Example sentences for: squelches

How can you use “squelches” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Some blame a shaky translation from the original Polish; others say the author's use of so many varying literary devices and styles squelches the heart of the novel: "Only a spark of life survives its mannerisms" (Richard Eder, the Los Angeles Times ). (Read the first chapter here.)

  • He despairs of his father the failed lawyer, the gunner who can't hit a bird that doesn't bother with flight, the pajama-clad alcoholic who squelches his cigarettes in his own excrement.

  • In "The Conintern," Jacob Weisberg implies there is a rigid conservative orthodoxy that squelches dissent in "movement" publications under punishment of expulsion.

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