- In a squelching manner.
squelch — squelcher, n. squelchingly, adv. squelchingness, n. /skwelch/, v.t. 1. to strike or press with crushing force; crush down; squash. 2. to put down, suppress, or silence, as with a crushing retort or argument. v.i. 3. to make a splashing sound. 4.… … Universalium