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asphyxiates

verb
present tense third-person singular of asphyxiate

Synonyms & Antonyms of asphyxiates

to cause (someone) to stop breathing and often to become unconscious and die
  • The murder victim was asphyxiated.

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“Asphyxiates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/asphyxiates. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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