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Top 30 analogous words or synonyms for stifled

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Human rights in Transnistria Alternative viewpoints were stifled by widespread censorship
Alphonse Merrheim As a revolutionary syndicalist, Merrheim said that the unions could break laws that stifled them.
Over, Cheshire The combination of the Abbey and the Convent competing for tithes stifled growth.
Brad Trost In January 2012, Trost criticized the strict party discipline imposed upon Conservative MPs, saying it stifled debate and independent thought.
Deathwatch beetle Its nature as an ill omen is alluded to in the fourth book of John Keats' "Endymion": "...within ye hear / No sound so loud as when on curtain'd bier / The death-watch tick is stifled." ("Stifled" because the death it was portending has taken place.)
Michael Lucas (director) In an interview with Michael Musto in April 2009, Lucas remarked that his stifled upbringing in Soviet Russia influenced how vocal he is about his opinions.
Economic history of Argentina The IAPI began shortchanging growers and, when world grain prices dropped in the late 1940s, it stifled agricultural production, exports and business sentiment, in general.
Jack London I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot.
Albanian presidential election, 2007 These surprising results stifled the impending early elections; Topi's election was only possible because five opposition members voted for him instead of Ceka.
And the Band Played On (film) The team from Channel 4 believed the film "is stifled by good intentions and a distractingly generous cast of stars in leads and cameos."