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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To prevent someone from breathing normally.

Usage examples (34)
  • Shirley's new perfume was enough to asphyxiate her friends.
  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Would he ever try to asphyxiate?
  • You don't die immediately as it takes time to asphyxiate.
  • She methodically rigged up her car, planning to asphyxiate herself. for more
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