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Synonyms for smothered

held in check with difficulty

completely covered

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I--I really am so completely smothered myself at present," says Mr.
Thus ended the memorable field of Ashby-de-la-Zouche, one of the most gallantly contested tournaments of that age; for although only four knights, including one who was smothered by the heat of his armour, had died upon the field, yet upwards of thirty were desperately wounded, four or five of whom never recovered.
John is accused of feeding her mother tablets and alcohol before Rogers smothered her.
The wife of a seaman found dead in Cavite died from a blow to the head while their seven-year-old daughter was smothered to death, police said Wednesday.
But Mr Justice Soole told the 16-year-old, who was 15 when she smothered and knifed Katie Rough, she would not be released until she was no longer deemed to be dangerous.
But Mr Justice Soole told the 16-year-old - who was 15 when she smothered and knifed Katie Rough - she would not be freed until she was no longer deemed to be dangerous.
Tilon Carter, 37, filed a late appeal to the court Monday claiming the prosecution used false evidence at trial that the victim, 89-year-old James Tomlin, died partially from being smothered.
MULTAN -- Social media fame girl Qandeel Baloch was smothered to death allegedly by her brother in Multan on Saturday.
Qandeel Baloch, originally Fauzia Saeed, who had been spending days with her parents after she returned home for Eid, was asleep at her parent's home in Green Town in Multan, when her brother, identified as Waseem entered the house and smothered her to death before fleeing, police said.
A church-goer who smothered a dying devout Christian with a pillow despite her victim's opposition to euthanasia has been jailed for life with a minimum term of nine years for his murder.
They confessed that on entering the house, one person sat over the chest of the woman who was sleeping, other smothered her.
ADAUGHTER smothered her 106-year-old mother before drowning herself in what is believed to be the oldest murdersuicide in British history.
During a heated argument, Ishan pinned her down and smothered her with a pillow," a senior police officer said.
But boyfriend Tim Schmidt claims she admitted trying to kill him on the phone, saying she smothered him because she "wanted to make your death as pleasurable as possible.
When she threatened him, he smothered her, he claimed.