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1. asphyxiate

verb. ['æsˈfɪksiːˌeɪt'] be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen.

Synonyms

  • exit
  • pop off
  • conk
  • suffocate
  • expire
  • die
  • pass
  • pass away
  • perish
  • stifle
  • smother
  • drop dead
  • croak
  • strangle
  • give-up the ghost
  • go
  • decease
  • buy the farm
  • kick the bucket
  • cash in one's chips
  • choke

Antonyms

  • survive
  • log in
  • dock
  • get on

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Words that Rhyme with Asphyxiate

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  • appropriate
  • associate
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  • delineate
  • depreciate
  • deviate
  • differentiate
  • differentiate
  • emaciate
  • enunciate
  • enunciate
  • excoriate
  • expatriate
  • expiate
  • expropriate
  • foliate

How do you pronounce asphyxiate?

Pronounce asphyxiate as æsˈfɪksiˌeɪt.

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Example sentences of the word asphyxiate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Propane is an asphyxiate, cutting off the flow of oxygen through the body 2.

2. Verb, base form
Exposure to sewer gases may also cause people to faint or asphyxiate.

2. asphyxiate

verb. ['æsˈfɪksiːˌeɪt'] deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing.

Synonyms

  • kill
  • stifle
  • smother
  • suffocate

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • hop on
  • birth
  • arrive

3. asphyxiate

verb. ['æsˈfɪksiːˌeɪt'] impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of.

Synonyms

  • impede
  • block
  • obturate
  • occlude
  • choke
  • jam
  • stifle
  • close up
  • suffocate

Antonyms

  • come
  • file in
  • enter
  • pop in
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