stifled


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This proved to be fruitless and, once again, the farmers voice was stifled.
She had left and would not be coming back, so he sat and started to count her: "This is the wolf of deceit, that is the obelisk of stifled desire and the one next to it is the knife of our shameful deeds.
Yet I don't consider the works failures - something no less stifled and stifling, perhaps, but much more interesting.
First, she stifled a yawn as Health Minister Rosie Winterton got up to speak.
When Shaw writes, "The free discussion of American literature is being stifled by a new, radical orthodoxy," he has only gotten it part right.
But this laughter, coupled with a joke or even cynicism, was generally stifled by Herold's emphasis on the triviality of our daily life.
AROUND 30,000 students are being stifled by Government failure to fund changes demanded in a key report, it was claimed yesterday.