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Meaning of STIFLING

Pronunciation:  st'Ifling

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"
  2. [adj]  characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm"
 

STIFLING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: crushing, hot, quelling, sulfurous, sulphurous, sultry, suppression
 
 See Also: bar, crackdown, prevention

 

 

 

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