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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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stifle
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • His flesh shrank together as it felt the approach of the ravenous tongues of flames, dried up as it felt about it the swirl of stifling air.
  • His soul, stifling and helpless, would cease to be.

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  • These excessive rules that stifle creativity.
  • The authorities cracked down in an attempt to stifle dissent.

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