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as fik see ay ting

  • v  deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
  • v  impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
  • v  be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen
  • s  tending to deprive of oxygen
    asphyxiating gasses

  • A fire had broken out in the cargo hold of the jet, an ancient DC-9 en route to Atlanta from Miami, filling the cabin with smoke and probably asphyxiating the 110 passengers and .
  • That's "removal" in the Tony Soprano sense, with henchmen capturing and asphyxiating the birds.
  • It is placing aviation and asphyxiating gas foremost in its equipment; it is developing these destructive agents not only for a struggle against enfeebled Japan, but also .
News & Articles

  • Rookie contracts still haunt Lions
    The Detroit Lions have made it two-thirds of the way through treating a rare but asphyxiating condition: They were the NFL's worst team when the rookie pay scale was most crippling to the teams with high first-round draft choices. After finishing 3-13 in 2006, the Lions used the No. 2 overall pick in 2007 and drafted receiver Calvin Johnson. By rule, Johnson received a six-year rookie contract ...
    July 10, 2013 - ESPN Blogs
    Over the grueling ordeal of these past 10 days, what with all the blast-furnace heat, asphyxiating humidity and the loss after loss after loss, San Diego and Petco Park seemed as far away as the last time the Padres were over .500.
    July 8, 2013 - U-T San Diego

  • Manuel Zelaya in BBC News
    Interim authorities were employing a strategy of "asphyxiating the embassy by surrounding it, cutting off the food supply, asphyxiating the people inside in order to demonstrate their force and power", Mr Zelaya told Venezuela's Telesur TV...
  • Alfredo Palacio in Bloomberg
    External debt is totally asphyxiating our country but that doesn't mean that the obligations don't need to be honored,Palacio, whose presidential term ends in January, told investors gathered today at the Council of the Americas, a...

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