Sentence Examples


  • Brady's comment made her stifle a laugh.
  • In spite of the seriousness of the situation, Dean was forced to stifle a chuckle.
  • She pretended to stifle a yawn.
  • In the crowd people began talking loudly, to stifle their feelings of pity as it seemed to Pierre.
  • What angered him was that the coming of these visitors revived in his mind an unsettled question he always tried to stifle, one about which he always deceived himself.