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1 Translation result for stifle in Spanish


stifle verb

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stifled, has stifled, is stifling, stifles
sofocar, reprimir, contener

Example sentences of
stifle verb

  • trying to stifle a cry
  • I had to stifle the desire to yell “Stop!”.
  • Students at the school are stifled by the pressure to score high on tests.
  • Too many regulations stifle innovation.
  • something that stifles the growth of the plant
  • I wish we could go outside instead of stifling in this tiny room.
  • He was almost stifled by the smoke.
  • I had to stifle the desire to yell "Stop!".

Detailed synonyms for stifle verb

Reverse translation for stifle

sofocar  - to suffocate, to smother, to extinguish, to put out (a fire), to crush, to put down 
reprimir  - to repress, to suppress, to stifle 
contener  - to contain, to hold, to restrain, to hold back 
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