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Adjective
Muggy, stuffy, with bad ventilation
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“In a crowded, stuffy room, overhead fans strained to circulate the inert air.”
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Blocked up or congested, especially of a person's nose
“When you've got a stuffy nose, you put some hot water and a couple of drops of the medicine that comes with it into the inhaler.”
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Overly formal, conventional, or prim and proper
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“The event could bring a breath of fresh, country air into the stuffy world of British politics.”
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Boring or severely lacking in interest
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“Timmy and Margery mounted the steps reluctantly, indicating that they thought a stuffy old museum was dismal indeed.”
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Having a tendency to be easily annoyed or angered
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“She seemed to be such a wonderfully cheerful, sweet woman, unlike her father's stuffy staff of servants.”
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Bigoted, intolerant, or prejudiced
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Oppressively hot and humid
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Not friendly or sociable
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Severe or strict in manner or attitude
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Unimaginative
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Not offering, involving, or eager for new or stimulating things
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Having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one's achievements
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Fastidious and hard to please
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Behaving as though one is more important than others
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Vehement or impassioned in expression, sometimes pretentiously so
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Making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically
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Swollen with fluid or gas
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A toy animal stuffed with straw, beans, cotton or other similar materials
“The first symptoms of a cold are often a tickle in the throat, a runny or stuffy nose, and sneezing.”
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