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Past tense for to die or cause to die from a lack of air, or an inability to breathe
“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
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“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 regulate or keep under control
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Past tense for to hide or refuse to disclose information
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Past tense for to extinguish a flame or fire
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Past tense for to be, or become, inactive or unchanging
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Past tense for to hold or maintain
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Past tense for to render physically powerless, injured or unable to move
Adjective
Unable to be heard or not loud enough to be heard
Adjective
Characterized by the repression of thoughts, desires or actions
Adjective
(of a mixture or effect) Delicately complex and understated
Adjective
(of a memory or feeling) No longer present or existing
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