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stifle

verb /ˈstaifl/
to prevent, or be prevented, from breathing (easily) eg because of bad air, an obstruction over the mouth and nose etc; to suffocate
ahogar, sofocar
He was stifled to death when smoke filled his bedroom I’m stifling in this heat!
to extinguish or put out (flames).
apagar
to suppress (a yawn, a laugh etc)
reprimir
She tried in vain to stifle a yawn.
stifling adjective very hot, stuffy etc
sofocante
stifling heat It’s stifling in here.
(Definition of stifle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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