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Past tense for to die or cause to die from a lack of air, or an inability to breathe
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“The peasants imagined that someday the fumes would stifle them in their beds.”
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Past tense for to refrain from openly expressing or displaying
“Victor heard her stifle a cry as he held a small mirror for her.”
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Past tense for to deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of
“I thought I might stifle the noise by burying my head in the blankets, but I was too wide awake for that.”
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Past tense for to impede or prevent the progress of
“These individuals were placed into all phases of our operation and we attempted not to stifle their ability to be creative.”
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Past tense for to put an end to something, typically by the use of force
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“Ramsey appointed Sibley to assemble troops at the fort and to prepare to head out to the frontier to help stifle the uprising.”
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Past tense for to make less strong or intense
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Past tense for to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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Past tense for to keep something secret
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Past tense for to put a damper on one's mood or enthusiasm
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Past tense for to extinguish a flame or fire
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Past tense for inhibit
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Past tense for to remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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Past tense for to hold or maintain
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Past tense for to become inactive or unchanging
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Past tense for to render physically powerless, injured or unable to move
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Past tense for to be detrimental to
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(of a voice or sound) Quiet and gentle to the ears
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Repressed or suppressed, especially of emotions or impulses
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(of a mixture or effect) Delicately complex and understated
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(of a memory or feeling) No longer present or existing
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