- It was stifling hot in the Meanys' sealed house—sealed tight, I was always told, because Mrs. Meany was allergic to the rock dust.p. 543.5
- The heat in the manger was stifling.p. 222.3
- I wandered in the air-conditioned coolness of the airport; occasionally, I stepped outside—just to feel the amazing, stifling heat that was so unknown in New Hampshire.p. 592.5
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