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Synonyms for suffocating

causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat

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Authorities have advised people to use proper ventilation in order to avoid suffocating.
The 57-year-old singer said he felt like he was suffocating and was in pain but did not elaborate further on what caused his brush with death.
The heater turned off some time in the night due to lack of oxygen, suffocating them.
They kept him from suffocating by feeding an air tube into the 22-year-old's mouth.
Manila, Ramadan 7, 1438, Jun 2, 2017, SPA -- A gunman burst into a casino in the Philippines on Friday, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, and at least 36 people were killed, most suffocating in thick smoke, in what officials believe was a botched robbery, Reuters reported.
In a phone call with the Lebanese Red Cross Secretary General Georges Kettaneh, he told the National News Agency that the four children who went missing since morning, were found suffocated inside a locked car trunk in Qadriya, with three of them suffocating to death.
In March 2002, the Dubai Court of First Instance jailed the Indian defendant for life after he was convicted of suffocating his countrywoman to death and stealing her necklace and mobile phone.
SUFFOCATING or artificial time-frames for a Cyprus settlement have been turned into a national phobia by the Greek Cypriot political establishment.
Embracing prey into heart failure is faster than suffocating it and appeared in different forms multiple times in snake history.
The killers had also stuffed sand into his mouth, suffocating him to death.
Further, government officials/bureaucrats, financed by the taxpayer, were employed to provide this ludicrous and suffocating regulation where no party benefited.
Police guards fired stun grenades and tear gas canisters towards the protesting worshipers at al-Asbat Gate, suffocating 10 at least.
Nuha Qatamish, 44, was announced dead after suffocating from tear gas inhalation, Palestinian medics from Bait Jala Hospital said.
Dubai police have arrested a housemaid on charges of murdering her sponsors' baby by suffocating her with a wet rag, a report said.
Because he's gonna be acting like he's suffocating, which is not very different from actually suffocating.