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.
When you wrote The Yellow Wind, did you anticipate the role the settlers would play in stifling an end to the occupation?
She is an advocate for a frank and open dialogue, free from the stifling hypocrisies of political correctness.
"Ye-es—if mamma does not—object," she answered in a stifling manner.
It was a low room, and though not many were present, the air was stifling.
Doubtless she had thrown herself on the bed, and was stifling her cries and her sobs in the pillow.
"I am stifling," said the dying man, rolling round his ghastly eyes.
Rosas comprehended this movement, and bethought himself of the means of stifling it in the bud.
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.