suffocate


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Synonyms for suffocate

be choked

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  • be choked
  • be stifled
  • be smothered
  • be asphyxiated

be short of air

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  • be short of air
  • boil
  • swelter
  • be too hot
  • struggle for air
  • be short of air

Synonyms for suffocate

to stop the breathing of

Synonyms for suffocate

deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing

impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of

become stultified, suppressed, or stifled

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suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of

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feel uncomfortable for lack of fresh air

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struggle for breath

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Mr Murphy said Bidgway then entered son William's bedroom and attempted to suffocate him.
Police and the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Saldivar is now under investigation on suspicion of hoarding deadly and unauthorized drugs in his hospital locker for lethal injections, and of cutting off oxygen to suffocate patients in what officials called a ``chilling'' scenario in which he took on the role of arbiter of death.
Israeli forces opened fire towards demonstrators, injuring six with rubber-coated steel bullets and causing many to suffocate.
Forces used live ammunition and tear gas canisters against residents, causing many to suffocate due to tear gas inhalation.
There were growing fears the miners, stranded a mile and a half underground for more than 11 hours, might suffocate in the searing heat.
Israeli soldiers attacked the march, which was organized by the popular committee against the separation wall, firing tear gas canisters and stun grenades toward demonstrators, including foreign activists, causing dozens to suffocate due to tear gas inhalation.
EVERTON go to Arsenal, suffocate the game, and Arsene Wenger blames their negative style for depriving his side of two vital points.
BUILDER Graham Lawson was with his sister Sue as she spent an agonising and desperate 26 hours trying to suffocate herself.
If it wasn't for my dogs," Ilsa said, "I would suffocate.
Ahmad al-Bitawi, director of the complex, told WAFA that Israeli soldiers fired live ammunition and teargas canisters towards Palestinians who were present in the yards of the complex, causing many of them to suffocate.
Media activist in Beit Ummar, Mohammad Awad, told WAFA Israeli soldiers fired warning shots into the air and tear gas canisters toward Palestiniansae1/4ao homes, causing many to suffocate.
Israeli troops showered protesters with tear gas canisters, causing many to suffocate.
A THEATRE group has been slammed over a show in which Chinese refugees suffocate in the back of a lorry.
And he admitted trying to suffocate Aaron three times and Jacob twice on earlier occasions.
Troops showered locals with tear gas canisters, causing several to suffocate.