Stifle definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
If you stiflea yawn or laugh, you prevent yourself from yawning or laughing. She makes no attempt to stifle a yawn. Synonyms: restrain, suppress, repress, smother More Synonyms of stifle 3. transitive verb If you stifleyour natural feelings or behavior, you prevent yourself from having those feelings or behaving in that way.
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