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sufflāmĭno , āre, v. a. sufflamen, hold back by a clog, to clog, check. *
I. Lit.: rotam Ixionis, Sen. Lud. Mort. Claud. (Apocol.) 14, 3.—*
II. Trop., to stay, check, repress in speaking: “tanta illi erat velocitas orationis, ut vitium fieret. Itaque D. Augustus optime dixit, Aterius noster sufflaminandus est,Sen. Exc. Contr. 4, praef. § 7.
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