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transitive verbstultified, stultifies, stultifying
1anquilosaratrofiarto become stultified — anquilosarse
- The government's withholding of information, for example about the arms deal and self-interested involvement in it, and the requirement of political correctness in public debate, however, stultify democracy.
- Bahamians (born with minds as fine as anyone else) are stultified intellectually, emotionally and culturally by the medieval religious environment that politicians have encouraged.
- Like women elsewhere, African women are stultified by circumstances largely beyond their control.
- There is nothing worse than being stultified by a script.
- Suppose further that other children who have a genetic disadvantage also have an environment that stultifies their musical talents.
- Too much local diversity provides too little nurturing; too much local homogeneity stultifies deviance and creativity.
- Such tests tend to stultify the most creative teachers even as they, at least in theory, help the worst students.
- A genuinely democratic culture has therefore been stultified and the ruling elite itself largely lacks popular legitimacy.
- We were to be hostage to military kindness, stultified by Stockholm syndrome.
- If not, then some variant of Orwell's nightmare will descend upon the world to enslave and stultify life for the upcoming centuries.
- To ask these questions is to begin to question how the whole of society operates and how its division into classes narrows and stultifies the lives of nearly everyone, both men and women.
- Against the Portuguese side, however, this seemed the product of facing a side as proficient in stultifying opponents as Celtic have proved in the past.
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