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stifle
used in Inheritance

7 uses
  • Second, that the air was stiflingly hot.
    55 — Lacuna, Part the First (4% in)
  • "As you wish," he said, stifling his objections.
    9 — Rudely into the Light (88% in)
  • Roran shouted, and lashed out with his left arm, unable to bear any longer the oppressive weight of the wool, and the darkness, and the cramped space, and the stifling air.
    19 — My Friend, My Enemy (38% in)
  • The water stifled the growls and rumbles coming from his stomach, but he hoped that Glaedr would not detain them for much longer.
    25 — A Heart-to-Heart (27% in)
  • Eragon stifled a humorless chuckle.
    40 — Questions Unanswered (53% in)
  • Aye, they kept the peace, but they also stifled the races of this land, the elves and dwarves just as much as us humans.
    45 — The Sound of His Voice, the Touch of His Hand (18% in)
  • Then, steeling her nerve, she pulled the spoon out of the man's neck, which—like a stopper removed from the bung of a barrel—released a spray of blood that splattered her legs and caused her to jump backward while stifling a curse.
    48 — Burrow Grubs (11% in)

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