"I'm coming," she replied, stifling a groan as she shrugged out of the sheet to stand.
The Black God's power swelled, stifling the air around them.
Those ahead of him grew more restless with the passing time, eerie quiet, and stifling heat.
They had to break this stifling relationship off before it smothered all reason from them.
The entire atmosphere, so to speak, of the play is stifling, and is not rendered less so by the underplot with Hippolita.
142) showed that a very small departure from the adiabatic condition would lead to a stifling of the sound quite out of accord with observation.
About fifty Europeans and Eurasians, nearly all females, who had been captured in trying to escape from the town on the day of the outbreak, were confined in a stifling chamber of the palace for fifteen days; they were then brought out and massacred in the court-yard.
Since the only cause for these convection currents is the statical instability produced by radiation, and the rapid stifling of radiations within the body produces there a temperature gradient falling very slowly, they would be for the most part extremely slight.
The French princess, a lively young woman of no sense, died in the stifling atmosphere of the Spanish court, and from the attendance of Spanish doctors.
The doctors said that she could not get on without medical treatment, so they kept her in the stifling atmosphere of the town, and the Rostovs did not move to the country that summer of 1812.
To keep one another back, to breathe in that stifling atmosphere, to be unable to stir, and to await something unknown, uncomprehended, and terrible, was becoming unbearable.