Suffocate

Suffocate [ SUHF-uh'-keyt ]
 intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr. v.) to kill by stopping the breath or the intake of air
2. (tr. v.) to strangle or to impede the respiration of
3. (tr. v.) to suffer from a lack of fresh air
4. (intr. v.) to smother or stifle
5.(intr. v.) to be uncomfortable because of a lack of fresh air
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The murderer admitted that he had suffocated his victim.

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