Thesaurus / stifle
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
When the Packers drafted Adams, he assumed their nearly 10-year difference in age would stifle their relationship.
We felt that the nation was really stifled in every way by the Senators from Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina.
HOW ONE ATLANTA CHURCH IMPACTED MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT AND INCOMING SEN. RAPHAEL WARNOCKOLIVIA B. WAXMANJANUARY 14, 2021TIME
It clearly showed that granting any one arbiter, especially the government, the power to determine truth and falsehood holds the potential to stifle the truth in another way.
WHAT THE 1798 SEDITION ACT GOT RIGHT — AND WHAT IT MEANS TODAYKAITLYN CARTERJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Edith Bunker kind of did as she was told, stifled herself when she was ordered to do so.
PAT LOUD, EARLY REALITY TV STAR AS MATRIARCH ON ‘AN AMERICAN FAMILY,’ DIES AT 94EMILY LANGERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then the season-long, 48-points thrill ride of Oklahoma got stifled, 35-7, in its conference title game against Kansas State, while No.
NICK SABAN CONTINUES A STRETCH UNMATCHED IN THE HISTORY OF COLLEGE FOOTBALLCHUCK CULPEPPERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I am 6-foot-1 and hope to lose 10 more pounds, but my goal is not to lower the number as much as it is to maintain good health and stifle obesity for the rest of my life.
TALLYING UP A YEAR OF LOSS: A LOT OF POUNDS, TOO MANY LOVED ONES, COUNTLESS CONNECTIONSJERRY BREWERDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Critics say the move could stifle the emerging industry known as “decentralized finance” and complain that the 15-day comment period for the proposed rule—which will span the holidays—is too short.
Adam Cohen, the company’s director of economic policy, said the search giant’s business practices reflect a desire to deliver more information to consumers — not stifle competitors.
The Tigers’ defense has been a strength, holding opponents to about 50 points per game, and it stifled Maryland.
MARYLAND STRUGGLES FROM THE START AND IS STIFLED BY CLEMSON IN ACC/BIG TEN CHALLENGEEMILY GIAMBALVODECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
WORDS RELATED TO STIFLE
- blot out
- go into hiding
- go underground
- hold back
- hole up
- hush up
- keep from
- keep secret
- lie low
- lock up
- not give away
- not tell
- put out of the way
- salt away
- stow away
- take cover
- tuck away
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