Stifling synonyms

stī'flĭng
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The action of the verb to crush.
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To check or stop (a natural flow, secretion, or excretion)
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Having the respiratory passages blocked:
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Extremely hot; torrid:
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Of or containing sulfur, esp. tetravalent sulfur
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The act by which something is quelled.
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To suppress, repress, or stifle:
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To suffocate.
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To be unable to breathe freely; choke; stifle; smother
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Without air or without fresh air
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Enclosed or enclosing; shut in
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(Chiefly UK) Alternative spelling of sulfurous.
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Articulated with the tongue in the lower of two possible positions
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(Psychology) To exclude something such as painful or disturbing memories automatically or unconsciously from the conscious mind.
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To repress; stifle.
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To obstruct by filling up or clogging any passage; to block up.
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To suffocate
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To deaden, restrain, or depress:
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To hinder the activity or free movement of.
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Stultify is defined as to make someone or something seem useless or foolish.
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To check (a blow, stroke, or thrust); parry; counter
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To silence is to cause someone to stop speaking, or to cause noise to stop.
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To control or keep in check.
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Interrupt is defined as to stop or cause something to stop for a period of time.
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To hold back or keep from some action, feeling, etc.; check or repress
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(Mech.) To choke or stop up (a valve, etc.)
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To cause (a fire or light) to stop burning or shining; put out.
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To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
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To examine and expurgate.
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To ban is defined as to stop people from doing something.
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To turn off the sound of.
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To lessen the vigor, intensity, or liveliness of; dull
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To choke; strangle
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To inhibit or suppress:
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Quench is defined as to satisfy or to extinguish.
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To bestow; to confer.
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Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
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Suppression is the act of keeping something from happening.
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To increase temporarily the activity of (a body organ or system, for example).
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To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
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To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
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Oppressive due to a lack of fresh air
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To successfully convince (someone) to agree to, accept, or do something, usually through reasoning and verbal influence. Compare sway.
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Find another word for stifling. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stifling, like: crushing, suppressing, stuffy, sultry, sulfurous, quelling, strangling, smothering, suffocating, airless and close.