how to pronounce stifle

staɪfəl

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“… facebook would want to stifle us …”

meanings of stifle

verb:

  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.

noun:

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

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words that rhyme with stifle

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