Stiflingly

stifling

[stahy-fling]
adjective
suffocating; oppressively close: the stifling atmosphere of the cavern.

Origin:
1550–60; stifle1 + -ing2

stiflingly, adverb
unstifling, adjective
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stifling (ˈstaɪflɪŋ)
 
adj
oppressively hot or stuffy: a stifling atmosphere
 
'stiflingly
 
adv

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stifle
late 14c., "to choke, suffocate, drown," of uncertain origin, possibly an alteration of O.Fr. estouffer "to stifle, smother," which may be from a Gmc. source (cf. O.H.G. stopfon "to plug up, stuff"). Metaphoric sense is from 1570s.
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