Sentence Examples


  • Brady's comment made her stifle a laugh.
  • In spite of the seriousness of the situation, Dean was forced to stifle a chuckle.
  • She pretended to stifle a yawn.
  • In the crowd people began talking loudly, to stifle their feelings of pity as it seemed to Pierre.
  • Of such we may cite tuberculosis of the larynx, formerly as incurable as distressing; and "adenoids" - a disease revealed by intrascopic methods - which used grievously to thwart and stifle the growth both of mind and body in children, are now promptly removed, to the infinite advantage of the rising generation.