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Definitions of stifle
n. - The joint next above the hock, and near the flank, in the hind leg of the horse and allied animals; the joint corresponding to the knee in man; -- called also stifle joint. See Illust. under Horse. 2
v. t. - To stop the breath of by crowding something into the windpipe, or introducing an irrespirable substance into the lungs; to choke; to suffocate; to cause the death of by such means; as, to stifle one with smoke or dust. 2
v. t. - To stop; to extinguish; to deaden; to quench; as, to stifle the breath; to stifle a fire or flame. 2
v. t. - To suppress the manifestation or report of; to smother; to conceal from public knowledge; as, to stifle a story; to stifle passion. 2
v. i. - To die by reason of obstruction of the breath, or because some noxious substance prevents respiration. 2

The word "stifle" uses 6 letters: E F I L S T.

Direct anagrams of stifle:
  filets   fliest   flites   itself

Words formed by adding one letter before or after stifle (in bold), or to efilst in any order:
a -   fetials   d -   stifled   e -   felsite   lefties   liefest   h -   leftish   l -   fillets   m -   filmset   leftism   r -   filters   lifters   stifler   trifles   s -   stifles   t -   leftist   u -   sulfite  

Shorter words found within stifle:
ef   efs   eft   efts   el   elf   els   es   et   feist   felt   felts   fet   fets   fie   fil   file   files   filet   fils   fist   fit   fits   flies   flit   flite   flits   if   ifs   is   isle   islet   istle   it   its   left   lefts   lei   leis   lest   let   lets   li   lie   lief   lies   life   lift   lifts   lis   list   lit   lite   lits   sei   seif   sel   self   set   si   sift   silt   sit   site   slit   stile   tel   tels   ti   tie   ties   til   tile   tiles   tils   tis  

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