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Spell check of stifle

Correct spelling: stifle

Synonyms:
keep down, pop off, give-up the ghost, mute, kill off, halter, drop dead, blow, reduce, trouble, croak, repress, hush, die, quash, dishearten, interfere with, strangulate, clog, tone down, dissuade, hold down, suppress, decease, break, submerge, put out, cramp, bottle up, soften, quench, pass away, strangle, surround, go, clog up, discourage, bother, disincline, conceal, dampen, hold in, congest, daunt, subjugate, curb, weaken, cut into, squeeze out, burke, knee joint, asphyxiate, moisten, hinder, sigh, suffer, deter, muffle, extinguish, dull, breathe, wash, hamper, stamp out, pound, increase, depress, perish, subdue, expire, smother, impede, back up, cash in one's chips, hold back, gulp, squelch, censor, restraint, gasp, kick the bucket, ban, damp, fret, manage, scrag, suffocate, ache, black out, master, choke, paralyze, gag, sink, sit on, conk, puff, foul, buy the farm, snuff it, choke off, inhale, exit, show, deaden, keep back, de-motivate, throttle, hurt, articulatio genus, frustrate, shut off, genu, torment, deal with, knee, breath, pocket, pass.

Antonyms:
loose, excite, expire, magnify, inspire, unmuffle, step up, inhale, resuscitate, strengthen, boost, amplify, stimulate, vent, deepen, revive, take out, heighten, unleash, increase, enhance, release, express, breathe, exhale.

Examples of usage:

1) The mist hung like a pall over the trees, seeming to stifle the wild life of them. - "The Pioneers", Katharine Susannah Prichard.

2) Ethel Blue clapped her hand over her mouth to stifle a scream. - "Ethel Morton at Chautauqua", Mabell S. C. Smith.

3) While interviews of this sort were constantly taking place between the two sisters, both of whom were engrossed by the same thought, although one was compelled to stifle her sighs, while the other made no secret of her hopes, a certain person was taking much pains to bring back to them the subject which interested them so deeply. - "Monsieur Cherami", Charles Paul de Kock.

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