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stifle
used in My Antonia

2 uses
  • The air in the cave was stifling, and it was very dark, too.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (52% in)
  • We were talking about what it is like to spend one's childhood in little towns like these, buried in wheat and corn, under stimulating extremes of climate: burning summers when the world lies green and billowy beneath a brilliant sky, when one is fairly stifled in vegetation, in the color and smell of strong weeds and heavy harvests; blustery winters with little snow, when the whole country is stripped bare and gray as sheet-iron.
    Introduction (13% in)

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