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stifling

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lacking fresh air
  • the lecture hall was stifling until we opened several windows
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stifling

verb , present participle of stifle

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1 to be or cause to be killed by lack of breathable air
  • unfortunately, the robbers were stifled when they got trapped in the airless bank vault
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2 to refrain from openly showing or uttering
  • stifled a yawn
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3 to deaden the sound of
  • he stifled a cough with his hand
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