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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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stifle
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • The boys huddled themselves together and sought the friendly companionship of the fire, though the dull dead heat of the breathless atmosphere was stifling.

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

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