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There is so much amateur psychoanalysis in golf, it can become stifling.A decade after collapsing, Rory McIlroy is still trying to get off the deck at the Masters|Barry Svrluga|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
This is potentially great news for anyone who’s tried to knock out a quick morning run or ride in a stifling-hot N95.What You Need to Know About Wearing a Face Mask Outside|Joe Lindsey|September 30, 2020|Outside Online
A creeping sense develops that Judy fled not just a stifling culture but a genuine existential threat.
Its recurring phrase is now the deadening, argument-stifling “As a mom,” cited frequently by Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd.
The monster tech firms are stifling competition and consolidating their power while they expand into new markets.
And nothing squelches education, or the desire for education, like stifling discourse.
A name like that might ease some of the pressure of living under such a stifling state.Syrians Reject 'Bashar' Name Out of Hatred for President Assad|Mike Giglio|September 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The tops of the hills were laden with thunder-clouds, and the turbid atmosphere laboured with the stifling Sirocco.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
He ought not to be in London now—it is stifling—went up for some business meeting or other—seemed to wish to avoid details.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
While they were talking another shell entered the small apartment, exploded, and filled the air with dust and stifling fumes.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
She turned from him with overflowing heart, stifling her tears, but with a veritable volcano of emotion within her young breast.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
The very air seems oppressive and stifling, and laden with the dry dust of death.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow