Today's technology also can interfere with forming solid alliances, which can stifle excellent ideas.
He almost choked on his meat but managed to stifle his sudden reaction to her statement with a hastily gulp of water.
Jake shot a look at them and they abruptly stopped, trying to stifle their laughter.
And, well, I simply couldn't stifle my giggles.
The bureaucracy, hidden taxes and social-security payments burdening German employers are so onerous, they stifle new enterprise.
This will simply stifle business activity and unjustifiably obstruct the free movement of people within the EU.
‘He hurt a stifle behind in the Belmont,’ the trainer told us.
We reject them because they will put still more power to politicians and bureaucrats, because they stifle economic development rather than fostering it.
Given the climate and the other equally ridiculous laws being proposed to stifle innovation, my hopes aren't very high.
I stifle a barely-controlled giggle and pray for our stop.