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Asphyxiate

As`phyx´i`ate
v. t.1.To bring to a state of asphyxia; to suffocate. [Used commonly in the past pple.]
Verb1.asphyxiate - deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"
Synonyms: suffocate, smother
2.asphyxiate - impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of; "The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"
Synonyms: suffocate, stifle, choke
3.asphyxiate - be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen; "The child suffocated under the pillow"
Synonyms: stifle, suffocate
OD, be killed, bottle up, burke, censor, choke off, clamp down on, cork, cork up, crack down on, crush, damp down, drown, extinguish, famish, gag, garrote, hold down, jump on, keep down, keep under, kill, muzzle, pour water on, put down, quash, quell, quench, repress, shut down on, silence, sit down on, sit on, smash, squash, squelch, stanch, starve, stop the breath, stultify, subdue, suppress, throttle
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