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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat.

Usage examples (37)
  • They say they were held there for hours in what they described as suffocating heat.
  • Ortega denounced the U. S.-backed attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro's new Communist government in Cuba in 1961, a history of US racism and what he called suffocating U.S.
  • "I may not - I dare not," burst from Zoe's lips in suffocating accents.
  • Plus, if any one is suffocating from the lack of oxygen in the room, it's Biden. for more
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