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.
  • Jones, who accused him of endeavouring to stifle the evidence against the Romanists.