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The Return of the King
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stifle
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The Return of the King
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  • Together they strolled out to the walls; for Pippin felt imprisoned indoors, and stifled even in the lofty citadel.
  • The stench of the sweating orcs about him was stifling, and he began to gasp with thirst.
  • In the morning a grey light came again, for in the high regions the West Wind still blew, but down on the stones behind the fences of the Black Land the air seemed almost dead, chill and yet stifling.
  • In his great need he drew out once more the phial of Galadriel, but it was pale and cold in his trembling hand and threw no light into that stifling dark.

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

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