smother


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Synonyms for smother

Synonyms for smother

to stop the breathing of

to hold (something requiring an outlet) in check

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a confused multitude of things

a stifling cloud of smoke

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envelop completely

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deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing

form an impenetrable cover over

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deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion

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Ruby is the typical old school mom who loves to smother her pork chops with gravy.
A TEENAGER standing trial for the murder of her mum tried to smother her just days before her body was found, a court heard.
Unless we do, I get the distinct impression they might completely smother the cottage, although when I work inside on hot days they create a very pleasant green shade.
WOULD you smother snail goo over your face to look more beautiful?
When a kerfuffle greeted news of a recent London gig in which third album Smother was to be played in its entirety, I was delighted when it came to Tyneside first.
Franziska Hansen, 33, is reportedly charged with "attempted murder with a weapon" after her lawyer boyfriend claimed she tried to smother him while pretending it was a sex game, the Mirror reported.
The sea squirts attach to any hard surface and smother that area.
Dig a spoon in and smother on a big chunk of bread, put a dollop on ice cream, or warm through as a sauce for waffles or hot sponge pudding.
The 74-year-old man was taken to hospital suffering from the effects of smoke as he tried to smother the fire at his home in Poplar Avenue, Blyth.
He threw dirt on his father in an attempt to smother the flames and led the man to a nearby river, instructing his father to jump in, reported the Deseret Morning News.
Each frond of the kudzu-like Lygodium can grow 100 feet long and smother wetlands plants in its way.
Annie's Naturals offers a line of organic condiments so good that you'll go out of your way to find foods to smother with them.
99) includes an easy-to-use herbal formula made of essential oils that smother and kill lice.
Some foundries that have experienced fires have installed temperature actuated dampers ahead of the collectors to prevent the spread of fires, to isolate them and to smother the flames.
In Healing the Earth, the Ehrlichs once again smother the familiar problems of global warming, ozone depletion, air pollution, and soil erosion with rhetoric more appropriate to science fiction than science.