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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1994) proposed the following ideotype for springseeded smother plants for weed control in corn in the north central United States: a) rapid seedling emergence under cool soil conditions; b) horizontal leaf angle; c) mature leaf size of 2 by 3 cm (0.
ON TRIAL J Scott said she did not want son CAUGHT J Scott tries to smother baby
Trying to smother a coal fire with a thick layer of material such as fly as--chosen simply because it's available in large quantities at low cost from coal-fired power plants and other industries--just doesn't work, says Jones.
A cot death was believed to have occurred until the 39-year-old dad was caught in the act of attempting to smother his second son in the children's ward of the Royal Gwent Hospital, it was claimed.
Crown counsel Christine Smith said: "At some point he held a pillow over her head and tried to smother her.
He was a courageous lad and it was fortunate he had his newspaper delivery bag to smother the flames.
But we used to smother teams when we were winning championships.
In November 1999, the man was caught by a nurse as he tried to smother his second son in hospital by clutching him to his body.
Rachel Woodfield, the San Diego-based consulting biologist who identified both invasions, says that her team began efforts to smother and poison the resilient algae at the second site last month.
A photograph of his parents triggered his bouts of hearing his father's voice telling him that he would abuse his own babies before he began to smother them, she said.
Smother Me Lip Balm, pounds 5, Pout's The colourless balm may look understated but it contains ylang-ylang, known for its aphrodisiac qualities.
BLOSSOM is beautiful, especially when it smothers a tree with its pale pink flowers that seem to have burst out of nowhere, almost overnight.
County Engineer Greg Smothers stated that the expanded area consists of 18 sections of land.
Mary Elizabeth Smothers of Tupelo and John Adam Stewart of Pontotoc were united in marriage on October 29, 2011, at six o'clock in the evening.