Verb(1) deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing(2) impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of(3) become stultified, suppressed, or stifled(4) suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of(5) be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen(6) feel uncomfortable for lack of fresh air(7) struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
(1) SIDS, also called crib death or cot death, occurs when babies suffocate accidentally or stop breathing in an event called sleep apnea.(2) The heat had suddenly become unbearable; he thought he might suffocate at any moment.(3) Unable to surface to breathe, they suffocate and drown and are eventually washed onto the beaches along the coast here.(4) They are constrictors; they suffocate their prey by coiling around it and squeezing.(5) She shuddered remembering the last time she had missed the early bus and how she had had to sit beside some guy wearing so much cologne she thought that she would suffocate from lack of real air.(6) Almost everybody used it, in every conceivable situation, and constantly, in such a way as would oppress and suffocate us could we go back in time and live in that environment.(7) An aching in my chest, so intense, so powerful and paralysing: I was suffocating , couldn't breathe, smoke was filling my mouth.(8) Their stench was suffocating at close range, and the ground trembled beneath each thunderous footstep.(9) When Logan got off the plane he was completely stifled by the suffocating heat of Michigan.(10) The agency also places suffocating constrictions on the press vis-Ôö£├í-vis the Imperial Family.(11) One gets the sense that he finds the Western episteme constraining, if not suffocating , in its insistence upon the ideological hold and closure of meaning.(12) Caked in cracked dirt and seeping sweat, crawling on all fours, suffocating from the heat, and trying to avoid startled lizards and bats, I cannot help but feel that I am glad they widened the tunnels for us.(13) That day she suffocated her son and then tried to kill herself.(14) This remarkable evocation of childhood is set in an Italian hamlet during the hottest summer on record - the suffocating heat a perfect backdrop to the claustrophobic tension of the story.(15) Scheele described the chlorine gas formed as having a greenish yellow color and a suffocating odor ├ö├ç├┐most oppressive to the lungs.├ö├ç├û(16) But the need to break clear from the suffocation of reverent togetherness is not just a matter of philosophical self-respect.
1. smother ::
2. stifle ::
3. choke ::
Different Formssuffocate, suffocated, suffocates, suffocating
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