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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A stifling cloud of smoke; A confused multitude of things v. - Conceal or hide; Envelop completely; Deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion; Deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; Form an impenetrable cover over.

Usage examples (42)
  • smother a yawn
  • smother the meat in gravy
  • smother fires
  • However, friends say the pop star is determined not to "smother" Mercy with attention. for more
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