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Asphyxiate   Listen
Asphyxiate  v. t.  To bring to a state of asphyxia; to suffocate. Note: (Used commonly in the past pple.)

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"Asphyxiate" Quotes from Famous Books

... occasionally and firing down on us as well as they could with their clumsy muskets and pistols—a fire which we just as promptly returned, aiming wherever we saw a flash. They once pitched in one of their terrible fire balls or "stink-pots" of fulminating stuff to asphyxiate us with its beastly smell; but Tim Rooney, taking hold of it and plunging the obnoxious thing in a bucket of water, rid us at once of the ...
— Afloat at Last - A Sailor Boy's Log of his Life at Sea • John Conroy Hutcheson

Words linked to "Asphyxiate" :   asphyxiation, cash in one's chips, go, buy the farm, die, pass away, suffocate, pop off, give-up the ghost, expire, snuff it, stifle, exit, croak, strangle, kill, cover, occlude, jam

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