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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Forceful prevention adj. - Characterized by oppressive heat and humidity.

Usage examples (36)
  • The stifling of all dissent
  • Adjective : the stifling atmosphere of the cavern
  • Verb (used with object) : to stifle a revolt; to stifle free expression. ,to stifle a yawn
  • The grievance industry can be just as effective in stifling public debate as government censorship. for more
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