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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: stifling(0.00850 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to stifling.
English → English (WordNet)
adj : characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; “the summer
was sultry and oppressive”; “the stifling atmosphere”;
“the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm”
[syn: sultry, sulfurous, sulphurous]
n : forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority;
“the suppression of heresy”; “the quelling of the
rebellion”; “the stifling of all dissent” [syn: suppression,
English → English (gcide)
Stifle \Sti"fle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stifled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Stifling.] [Freq. of OE. stif stiff; cf. Icel. st[=i]fla to
1. To stop the breath of by crowding something into the
windpipe, or introducing an irrespirable substance into
the lungs; to choke; to suffocate; to cause the death of
by such means; as, to stifle one with smoke or dust.
Stifled with kisses, a sweet death he dies.
I took my leave, being half stifled with the
closeness of the room. --Swift.
2. To stop; to extinguish; to deaden; to quench; as, to
stifle the breath; to stifle a fire or flame.
Bodies . . . stifle in themselves the rays which
they do not reflect or transmit. --Sir I.
3. To suppress the manifestation or report of; to smother; to
conceal from public knowledge; as, to stifle a story; to
I desire only to have things fairly represented as
they really are; no evidence smothered or stifled.