Sentence Examples

  • They had to break this stifling relationship off before it smothered all reason from them.
  • Those ahead of him grew more restless with the passing time, eerie quiet, and stifling heat.
  • "I'm coming," she replied, stifling a groan as she shrugged out of the sheet to stand.
  • To keep one another back, to breathe in that stifling atmosphere, to be unable to stir, and to await something unknown, uncomprehended, and terrible, was becoming unbearable.
  • About fifty Europeans and Eurasians, nearly all females, who had been captured in trying to escape from the town on the day of the outbreak, were confined in a stifling chamber of the palace for fifteen days; they were then brought out and massacred in the court-yard.