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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The 25-year-old Bangladeshi mother was reported to have made a premeditated attempt to suffocate her children, aged two and four, and then kill herself at the family's house in April 2017.
The woman faces the accusations of premeditatedly attempting to suffocate her children, aged two and four, to death and also trying to kill herself.
The 24-year-old Bangladeshi mother stood trial before the Dubai Court of First Instance facing the accusations of premeditatedly attempting to suffocate her children, aged two and four, to death and also trying to kill herself.
A MAN was jailed yesterday after force-feeding his girlfriend so many nuts she feared she would suffocate and die.
Ibrahim Awad, a local activist in al-Walaja, told WAFA Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas canisters toward Palestinian residents and their homes during clashes that broke out in al-Walaja village, causing several residents to suffocate due to tear gas inhalation.
Clashes also broke out in Bab al-Zawya area of Hebron city, in the southern West Bank, causing a number of protesters to suffocate due to tear gas inhalation.
A TERMINALLY ill doctor survived a suicide pact with his wife because the plastic bag he tried to suffocate himself with was too small.
During the confrontations, Israeli soldiers fired tear gas canisters and stun grenades toward the Palestinians causing many of them to suffocate , the Palestinian official added.
There were growing fears the miners, stranded a mile and a half underground for more than 11 hours, might suffocate in the searing heat.
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.
WAFA correspondent said Israeli forces attacked the protesters who were demonstrating at many locations along Gaza-Israel border, injuring 23 of them with gunfire and causing many others to suffocate from teargas inhalation.