Sentence for stifle | Use stifle in a sentence

Sentence with word stifle. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use stifle in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for stifle.

  • Ashurst bit at his sleeve, to stifle a groan of remorseful longing. (8)
  • Why stifle his powers for the sake of a coherence which did not exist! (8)
  • A warm flush seemed to rise from his heart into his throat and stifle him. (9)
  • He thinks he has caught a cold, and cannot stifle his fretfulness about it. (10)
  • These, exploding as they strike, stifle the captain and crew with an intolerable odor. (7)
  • To repress efficiently we have to stifle a conscience accusing us of old injustice, and forget that we are sworn to freedom. (10)
  • The Socialist Party supports two dailies, less to spread their ideas than to print what the capitalistic dailies would stifle. (16)
  • Winton entered again that house in Mount Street with an emotion, to stifle which required more courage than any cavalry charge. (8)

Also see sentences for: choke, quench, silence, smother, strangle, suffocate, suppress.

Definition of stifle:

  • stifle, st’fl, v.t. to stop the breath of by foul air or other means: to suffocate, smother: to extinguish: to suppress the sound of: to destroy: to suppress, conceal. | v.i. to suffocate. | adj. st’fling, close, oppressive. (0) | stifle, st’fl, n. the knee-joint on a horse’s hind-leg, a disease of his knee-pan. (0)

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