Synonyms and Antonyms of smothering
- children should never play inside discarded appliances because they could become trapped and smother
- he quickly smothered his inappropriate laughter at the funeral ceremony
- the soccer team smothered their first few opponents in the championships, but lost narrowly in the final round
annihilating, blowing away, bombing, burying, clobbering, creaming, drubbing, dusting, flattening, pasting, routing, shellacking, skinning, skunking, smoking [slang], snowing under, thrashing, trimming, tromping, trouncing, walloping, waxing [slang], whipping, whomping, whopping (or whapping), whupping
beating, besting, conquering, dispatching, hurdling, licking, mastering, overbearing, overcoming, overmatching, prevailing (over), subduing, surmounting, taking, throwing, triumphing (over), winning (against), worsting
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