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Adjective
No longer alight or in existence
Adjective
Strangled
Adjective
Characterized by the repression of thoughts, desires or actions
Adjective
Muted or suppressed in sound or volume
Adjective
(of a memory or feeling) No longer present or existing
Verb
Past tense for to cover someone or something entirely with
Smother the icing over the top of the cake, then finish with orange zest.”
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Past tense for to suffocate someone by covering their nose and mouth
“I put my hand over her mouth, not hard enough to smother her, but firmly enough to give her the message not to speak.”
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Past tense for to surround or envelop something or someone, especially tightly
“How I am supposed to suppress my overwhelming urge to smother every guy I become involved with?”
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Past tense for to extinguish (a fire) by covering it
“Extinguish or smother the fire on the drapes with wet towels and water.”
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Past tense for to reduce the strength or intensity of
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“The ruling party also tried to reconcile various disaffected sectional groups of the society in order to smother the intensity of opposition's campaign.”
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Past tense for to refrain from openly expressing or displaying
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“Maybe trying to smother your feelings right now is not the healthiest thing for you to do.”
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Past tense for to hamper or hinder the development or activity of
“Ultimately, this can only reduce the growth of the internal market and thus smother the growth of the economy.”
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Past tense for to muffle or deaden the sound of
“She screamed into the pillow pulled over her head to smother the sound.”
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Past tense for to comprehensively defeat
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“The Rams were swift on the counter and remorseless in the way they attempted to smother their opponents.”
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Past tense for to suffocate a person's space as if to coerce them into doing something
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Past tense for to smear or cover with a substance, such as paint
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Past tense for to bestow something in generous or extravagant quantities on
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Past tense for to be stacked or loaded with
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Past tense for to put down or control by cruelty or force
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Past tense for to criticize (someone or something) harshly
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Past tense for to take the life of (someone)
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