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1. suffocation

noun. ['ˌsəfəˈkeɪʃən'] killing by depriving of oxygen.

Synonyms

  • strangling
  • asphyxiation
  • kill
  • choking
  • strangulation
  • killing
  • throttling

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • add
  • begin
  • humorless

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Words that Rhyme with Suffocation

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Example sentences of the word suffocation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Because of this, he requires humid air to breathe, or he will slowly die of suffocation.

2. suffocation

noun. ['ˌsəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped).

Synonyms

  • asphyxiation
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