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To refrain from openly showing or uttering
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“Taxes stifle enterprise only if they increase with enterprise.”
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To be or cause to be killed by lack of breathable air
“Unfortunately, the robbers were stifled when they got trapped in the airless bank vault.”
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To deaden the sound of
“Victor heard her stifle a cry as he held a small mirror for her.”
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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 stop the noise or speech of
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To reduce or weaken in strength or feeling
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To limit, restrict, or inhibit
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To prevent from achieving a goal
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To keep something secret
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To close or block an opening
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To cause to cease burning
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To remove objectionable parts from
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To hold or maintain
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To become inactive or unchanging
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To render powerless, ineffective, or unable to move
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Deprive of the ability to function normally
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To reduce the amount of
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