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Smother

Smoth´er
v. t.1.To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to prevent breathing; to suffocate; as, to smother a child.
[imp. & p. p. Smothered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Smothering.]
2.To affect as by suffocation; to stife; to deprive of air by a thick covering, as of ashes, of smoke, or the like; as, to smother a fire.
3.Hence, to repress the action of; to cover from public view; to suppress; to conceal; as, to smother one's displeasure.
v. i.1.To be suffocated or stifled.
2.To burn slowly, without sufficient air; to smolder.
n.1.Stifling smoke; thick dust.
2.A state of suppression.
Not to keep their suspicions in smother.
- Bacon.
3.That which smothers or causes a sensation of smothering, as smoke, fog, the foam of the sea, a confused multitude of things.
Smother fly
(Zool.) an aphid.
Noun1.smother - a confused multitude of things
2.smother - a stifling cloud of smoke
Verb1.smother - envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy"
Synonyms: surround
2.smother - 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"
3.smother - conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
4.smother - form an impenetrable cover over; "the butter cream smothered the cake"
5.smother - deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion; "smother fires"
Synonyms: put out
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