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Verb
Past tense for die or cause to die from lack of air or inability to breathe
“SIDS, also called crib death or cot death, occurs when babies suffocate accidentally or stop breathing in an event called sleep apnea.”
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Past tense for have or cause to have difficulty in breathing
“She shuddered remembering the last time she had missed the early bus and how she had had to sit beside some guy wearing so much cologne she thought that she would suffocate from lack of real air.”
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Past tense for to kill or die through lack of oxygen, such as by blockage of the air passage
“He either suffocated, or froze to death.”
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Past tense for to cause or experience an obstruction of one's windpipe
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Past tense for to suffocate a person's space as if to coerce them to do something
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Past tense for to die through submersion in and inhalation of water
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Past tense for to cause or experience an obstruction of one's windpipe
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Past tense for inhibit
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Past tense for to cause the death of
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Past tense for to die or cease living
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Past tense for to extinguish a flame or fire
Adjective
Strangled
“But Henry had suffocated her, bit by bit, until everyone around them saw her as nothing more than his ancillary.”
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