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asphyxiate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asphyxiate  \As*phyx"i*ate\,  v.  t. 
  To  bring  to  a  state  of  asphyxia;  to  suffocate. 
 
  Note:  [Used  commonly  in  the  past  pple.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  asphyxiate 
  v  :  suffocate;  "Othello  smothered  Desdemona  with  a  pillow"  [syn: 
  {smother},  {suffocate}] 




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