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






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Asphyxiate" Quotes from Famous Books



... ill; and, upon my soul, I don't wonder. It was enough to asphyxiate a whale-factory hand. But the male genet was not ill, or, if he was, he was moving from place to place too quickly to give the fact away; and by the time he shot up a tree, like a long, rippling, cream and tawny-dappled, banded line, he left that polecat considerably redder than ...
— The Way of the Wild • F. St. Mars



Words linked to "Asphyxiate" :   conk, kill, stifle, obturate, cover, exit, smother, choke, suffocate, snuff it, obstruct, buy the farm, croak, go, give-up the ghost, block, die, close up, expire, jam, perish, strangle, cash in one's chips, decease



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