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.