Stifle in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Stifle

to suppress or restrain something; to hold something back

Examples of Stifle in a sentence

As they hid in the attic, the mother tried to stifle the baby’s cry so the Nazis wouldn't find them. 🔊

The children tried to stifle their laughter during class but couldn’t hold back their giggles for long.  🔊

Dr. Long gave the patient medication to try and stifle the disease during the early stages. 🔊

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