STIFLE — ТЛУМАЧЕННЯ

stifle

Joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee.
Be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen. Приклади
  • The child suffocated under the pillow.
Smother or suppress. Приклади
  • Stifle your curiosity.
Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of. Приклади
  • The foul air was slowly suffocating the children.
Conceal or hide. Приклади
  • Smother a yawn.
  • Muffle one's anger.
  • Strangle a yawn.
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