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“… facebook would want to stifle us …”

meanings of stifle


  1. To smother or suffocate.
  2. To repress, keep in or hold back.
  3. To interrupt or cut off.
  4. To die of suffocation.
  5. To feel smothered etc.
  6. To treat a silkworm cocoon with steam as part of the process of silk production.


  1. A hind knee of various mammals, especially horses.
  2. A bone disease of this region.

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