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smothered

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 as in doused, suffocated

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smothered

verb
past tense of smother

Synonyms & Antonyms of smothered (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Smothered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/smothered. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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