Example sentences for: stifle

How can you use “stifle” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The chief stressed that this beefed-up security is in no way intended to stifle dissent.

  • By confronting them with budget cuts instead of tax increases-claiming that Bradley would "shred the social safety net" and stifle "new initiatives on education" in order to "give two-thirds of the money to those who already have health insurance"-Gore gives them pause.

  • Thus, the NIH appears to reward experience and proven results very heavily, which may stifle innovation and likely serves as an innate barrier for younger physician-investigators contemplating research careers [9].

  • As America's unofficial central banker, Morgan tried to rein in the excesses of the business cycle, stifle speculative manias, control corporate competition, keep the currency "sound," and stop panics.

  • She is the colony's "canary in a coal mine": If the Chinese stifle her, it will be a sure sign that Hong Kong is in trouble.


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