Definitions for stifling

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  1. suppression, crushing, quelling, stifling(adj)

    forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority

    "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"

  2. sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous(adj)

    characterized by oppressive heat and humidity

    "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm"

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  1. stifling(Adjective)

    Describing something that stifles.

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  1. Stifling

    of Stifle


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