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stifle
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
to suppress (prevent something or decrease its development) — often political freedom
  • He had just stood there, not really trying to save himself, just stood there, joking, needling, thought Montag, and the thought was enough to stifle his sobbing and let him pause for air.
    p. 116.5
stifle = stop
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