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noun 
  1. A hind knee of various mammals, especially horses.
verb (stifl, ing)
  1. (transitive) To interrupt or cut off
  2. (transitive) To repress, keep in or hold back
The army stifled the rebellion.
  1. (transitive) To smother or suffocate
The heat was stifling.
  1. (intransitive) To feel smothered etc
  2. (intransitive) To die of suffocation
Two firemen tragically stifled in yesterday's fire when trying to rescue an old lady from her bedroom.

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