stiflingly
adverb see stifle II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stiflingly — adv. Stiflingly is used with these adjectives: ↑hot …   Collocations dictionary

  • stiflingly — stifling ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unpleasantly hot and stuffy. DERIVATIVES stiflingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • stiflingly — See stifling. * * * …   Universalium

  • stiflingly — adverb In a stifling manner …   Wiktionary

  • stiflingly — adv. in a manner which smothers or suffocates; in a manner which represses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stiflingly — sti·fling·ly …   English syllables

  • stiflingly — See: stifling …   English dictionary

  • stiflingly — adverb see stifling …   Useful english dictionary

  • stifling — stiflingly, adv. /stuy fling/, adj. suffocating; oppressively close: the stifling atmosphere of the cavern. [1550 60; STIFLE1 + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • stifle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century the joint next above the hock in the hind leg of a quadruped (as a horse or dog) corresponding to the human knee see horse illustration II. verb (stifled; stifling) Etymology: alteration of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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