Sentence Examples

  • She pretended to stifle a yawn.
  • In spite of the seriousness of the situation, Dean was forced to stifle a chuckle.
  • Brady's comment made her stifle a laugh.
  • If it were something specific, it would be one thing, but Jonathan was a good boy and he didn't want to stifle him the way Carmen's parents did her.
  • Jones, who accused him of endeavouring to stifle the evidence against the Romanists.

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