toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

stifle
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

3 uses
  • 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

There are no more uses of "stifle" in A Prayer for Owen Meany.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®