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smothers

verb
present tense third-person singular of smother

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(Entry 1 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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smothers

noun
plural of smother

Synonyms of smothers (Entry 2 of 2)

as in smokes, clouds

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“Smothers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/smothers. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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