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smother
n. a stifling cloud of smoke
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repress, muffle, strangle, stifle, smother
v. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
surround, smother
v. envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy"
smother
v. form an impenetrable cover over; "the butter cream smothered the cake"
suffocate, asphyxiate, smother
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"
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suffocate
v. feel uncomfortable for lack of fresh air; "The room was hot and stuffy and we were suffocating"
moderate, curb, check, contain, hold, control, hold in
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
kick the bucket, buy the farm, snuff it, drop dead, die unexpectedly, die suddenly, pop off, croak, conk, choke
v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
quench
v. cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid; "quench steel"
bury
v. place in the earth and cover with soil; "They buried the stolen goods"
incase, case, encase
v. enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"
fret, gag, choke
v. be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"
enclose, wrap, enwrap, enfold, envelop
v. enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
enclose, wrap, enwrap, enfold, envelop
v. enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
engulf
v. flow over or cover completely; "The bright light engulfed him completely"
conceal, hide
v. prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
pipe down, quiet down, quiesce, quieten, quiet, hush
v. become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
muzzle
v. fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
hold in, contain, restrain, moderate, curb, control
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
cover, comprehend, encompass, embrace
v. include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
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put
v. adapt; "put these words to music"
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expose, uncover
v. remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
expose, uncover
v. remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
expose, uncover
v. remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
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