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- adj. That has been interrupted, suppressed etc
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of stifle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Stifling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected with stifle. See stifle, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. held in check with difficulty
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"Look you," he said in stifled gutturals, turning to St. Vincent.
Thanks to the heroic Carter Phone Company making a phone other than black, and suing to break the government imposed monopoly, the communications industry has been making spectacular progress after begin stifled for three-quarters of a century.
JT_Lancer says: the communications industry has been making spectacular progress after begin stifled for three-quarters of a century.
On Tuesday, 89 network engineers wrote the committee warning that the legislation could result in stifled free speech and destabilize the underlying system of communications for the Internet.
Laws forbidding trade with any country other than Spain stifled chances for industrial development.
[Page 67] thoughts that are stifled from a feeling that they are too bold to be indulged in!
"Thus," cried one of the supporters, in stifled sounds, "has my father proved his love for Scotland!"
Dominator, and defensemen Chris Chelios and Nicklas Lidstrom again stifled Vancouver's top line of Markus Naslund-Todd
I guess those who feel they are being stifled is based on peoples reactions … That is the beauty of our 1st amendment … You can say what you want, just be ready for consequences and it doesn’t seem some can handle it …
Suddenly there came from the oak a stifled whisper, "Father!"