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smother

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1 to be or cause to be killed by lack of breathable air

  • children should never play inside discarded appliances because they could become trapped and smother
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2 to refrain from openly showing or uttering

  • he quickly smothered his inappropriate laughter at the funeral ceremony
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3 to defeat by a large margin

  • the soccer team smothered their first few opponents in the championships, but lost narrowly in the final round
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beat the pants off, eat alive, run circles around (or run rings around), wipe the floor with (or wipe the ground with)



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