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Suffocate

Suf´fo`cate
a.1.Suffocated; choked.
v. t.1.To choke or kill by stopping respiration; to stifle; to smother.
[imp. & p. p. Suffocated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Suffocating.]
Let not hemp his windpipe suffocate.
- Shak.
2.To destroy; to extinguish; as, to suffocate fire.
v. i.1.To become choked, stifled, or smothered.
Verb1.suffocate - deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"
Synonyms: asphyxiate, smother
2.suffocate - impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of; "The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"
Synonyms: asphyxiate, stifle, choke
3.suffocate - become stultified, suppressed, or stifled; "He is suffocating--living at home with his aged parents in the small village"
Synonyms: choke
4.suffocate - suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of; "His job suffocated him"
Synonyms: choke
5.suffocate - be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen; "The child suffocated under the pillow"
Synonyms: asphyxiate, stifle
6.suffocate - feel uncomfortable for lack of fresh air; "The room was hot and stuffy and we were suffocating"
7.suffocate - struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
Synonyms: choke, gag, strangle
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