Meaning of STIFLE in English

STIFLE

v. 25B6; verb

she stifled him with a bolster : SUFFOCATE, choke, asphyxiate, smother.

Eleanor stifled a giggle : SUPPRESS, smother, restrain, fight back, choke back, gulp back, check, swallow, curb, silence.

cartels stifle competition : CONSTRAIN, hinder, hamper, impede, hold back, curb, check, restrain, prevent, inhibit, suppress.

let out, encourage.

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