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Another word for asphyxiate

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Verb
  1. To stop the breathing of

      1. To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling.
      2. To prevent from breathing by blocking the windpipe; suffocate; smother; stifle; often, specif., to prevent from breathing by squeezing the throat of; strangle
      3. To hinder or check, as growth, expansion, progress, etc.; to stifle.
      1. To deprive (a fire) of the oxygen necessary for combustion.
      2. To conceal, suppress, or hide:
      3. To hide or suppress by or as by covering; stifle
      1. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
      2. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
      3. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
      1. To become or feel oppressed; be stifled.
      2. To be unable to develop properly as because of a repressive or dulling environment
      3. To be unable to breathe freely; choke; stifle; smother
    See also:

    breath