Explicație stifle în Dicționarul Englez Englez

stifle

('stīfəl )

substantiv
joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped
corresponds to the human knee
verb
be asphyxiated
die from lack of oxygen
"The child suffocated under the pillow"

verb
smother or suppress
"Stifle your curiosity"

verb
impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
"The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"

verb
conceal or hide
"smother a yawn"
"muffle one''s anger"
"strangle a yawn"




Antonime:
(verb) excite, stimulate



Sinonime:
(substantiv) knee
(verb) asphyxiate, choke, dampen, muffle, repress, smother, strangle, suffocate