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  • verbinhibit
  • verbimpede

synonyms for stultify

  • mock
  • make a fool of
  • make absurd
  • make ridiculous

antonyms for stultify

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  • excite
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • help
  • let go
  • permit
  • excite
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How to use stultify in a sentence

It occurred to him that modern education existed largely to stultify independent thought.
SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
"To thank men like Cowan, who did not desire to enfranchise woman any more than the negro, was to stultify ourselves," he said.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
The latter has allowed its prejudices and its feelings to obliterate or to stultify its reason.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
Link-torches, unless of the best pitch-pine (Pinus resinosa), do not burn with sufficient brightness to stultify the pigeons.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
As she took a step towards the bridge-tables, Jack felt that he was losing her; yet he would only stultify himself by an apology.
LADY LILITHSTEPHEN MCKENNA
Now that we have won, and established for all time its unity, shall we stultify ourselves by declaring we were wrong?
THE CLANSMANTHOMAS DIXON
He is embarrassed by earlier advice to Paige, and hates to retire from it and stultify himself.
THE LETTERS OF MARK TWAIN, VOLUME 4, 1886-1900MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Better it is to have no attempt at explanation of my case, than a hundred that stultify one another.
THE REMARKABLE HISTORY OF SIR THOMAS UPMORE, BART., M.P., FORMERLY KNOWN AS "TOMMY UPMORE"R. D. BLACKMORE
It is not impossible to stultify and benumb the mind by too much novel-reading; but of this there is no need.
TALKS ON THE STUDY OF LITERATURE.ARLO BATES
Hesitation to use our freedom in the future would only stultify our action in the past.
THE LETTER OF THE CONTRACTBASIL KING
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WORDS RELATED TO STULTIFY

  • constipate
  • decay
  • decline
  • fester
  • go to seed
  • hibernate
  • idle
  • languish
  • lie fallow
  • not move
  • putrefy
  • rot
  • rust
  • stall
  • stand
  • stand still
  • stifle
  • stultify
  • trammel
  • vegetate
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