But Gonzales' role in stifling the criminal investigation into her conduct has been largely overlooked.
Mercury sidling up to the Sun offers a clear outline for networking your way out of any stifling hives trying to assimilate you.
A creeping sense develops that Judy fled not just a stifling culture but a genuine existential threat.
late 14c., "to choke, suffocate, drown," of uncertain origin, possibly an alteration of Old French estouffer "to stifle, smother," which may be from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German stopfon "to plug up, stuff"). Metaphoric sense is from 1570s. Related: Stifled; stifling.