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To refrain from openly expressing or displaying
“Taxes stifle enterprise only if they increase with enterprise.”
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To die or cause to die from a lack of air, or an inability to breathe
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To deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of
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“Victor heard her stifle a cry as he held a small mirror for her.”
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To keep quiet
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To put an end to (a rebellion or other disorder), typically by the use of force
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To impede the work or progress of
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To keep something secret
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To remove completely, leaving no trace
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To remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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To hold or maintain
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To become inactive or unchanging
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To reduce the amount of
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