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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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
Past tense for to experience complete or partial blockage of the windpipe
“… temporarily suffocated by the seat belt.”
Verb
Past tense for to experience complete or partial blockage of the windpipe
Adjective
Strangled
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