causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat
Surround is defined as to enclose or circle around.
To repress is to suppress something such as a thought, feeling or emotion.
To suppress, repress, or stifle:
To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system or a gene.
To exist in a suppressed state or with activity stifled
To bathe under a shower
To suppress a legal document, particularly a subpoena, for reasons based on defect in manner of service or for other procedural or substantive reasons that invalidate the document; to void or terminate; to vacate a judicial decision.
To pour down upon and cover over or bury beneath
To cut off from sight; cover up:
To extinguish is defined as to put out, put an end to, or to settle a debt.
To overlay or spread with something:
(Sports) To grip (a bat or racket, for example) at a point nearer the hitting surface.
To repress; stifle.
To choke; strangle
To inhibit or suppress:
To calm; soothe.
To retch or choke
To start to burn; be ignited or kindled:
Find another word for smothering. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for smothering, like: suffocating, suffocative, asphyxiating, surrounding, repressing, strangling, stifling, suppressing, smoldering, showering and quenching.