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smothering

verb , present participle of 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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